M 5 in United States on 14 Jan 2019 00:41 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

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: 5.0M
Depth: 3.4 Km
Lat/Lon: 69.6199 , -144.9989
Event Date: 14 Jan 2019 00:41 UTC
Exposed Population: About 300 people within 100km
Source: ALASKA EC ak019n5rosi
Inserted at: 14 Jan 2019 00:55 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 2.2 (United States)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
ALASKA EC 0 0
ak019n5rosi Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.65  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1244873 0 14 Jan 2019 00:41 5.2M, 1.5km 6.3 Few people affected 00:06 ALASKA EC
1244876 0 14 Jan 2019 00:41 5.1M, 1.5km 6.3 Few people affected 00:13 ALASKA EC
1244877 0 14 Jan 2019 00:41 5M, 3.4km 5.24 Few people affected 00:14 ALASKA EC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in United States ,of Alaska (population 572,432) . 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 1244873 0/0 N/A N/A N/A 14 Jan 2019 00:52 00:11 (new episode)
2 0 1244876 0/0 N/A N/A N/A 14 Jan 2019 00:54 00:13 (new episode)
3 0 1244877 0/0 N/A N/A N/A 14 Jan 2019 00:55 00:14 (new episode)
4 0 1244877 0/0 N/A N/A N/A 14 Jan 2019 00:56 00:15 (upd of #3)
5 0 1244877 0/0 N/A N/A N/A 14 Jan 2019 01:00 00:18 (upd of #4)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Alaska United States no people
Alaska United States no people


Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Brown Low Point 2 0
Flaxman Island FXM unknown 0

More information

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