M 6.8 in Svalbard and Jan Mayen on 09 Nov 2018 01:49 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 71.6226 , -11.2399
Event Date: 09 Nov 2018 01:49 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000hpim
Inserted at: 09 Nov 2018 02:10 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (Jan Mayen)

Gdacs Score

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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Svalbard and Jan Mayen ,of Jan Mayen. The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1235976 71.623/-11.24 6.8 10 4.58 09 Nov 2018 02:10 00:21 (new episode)
2 0.01 1235976 71.623/-11.24 6.8 10 4.58 09 Nov 2018 03:52 02:02 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Jan Mayen Svalbard and Jan Mayen no people

Affected populated places (*)

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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