M 6.7 in Prince Edward Islands Region on 22 Jan 2019 19:01 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: 6.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -43.0778 , 42.2262
Event Date: 22 Jan 2019 19:01 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j7dn
Inserted at: 22 Jan 2019 19:19 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us2000j7dn Scaled population 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1245859 0 22 Jan 2019 19:01 6.7M, 10km 2.64 No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:17 NEIC
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 unknowed a zone. 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 1245859 -43.078/42.226 6.7 10 2.61 22 Jan 2019 19:27 00:25 (new episode)
2 0 1245859 -43.078/42.226 6.7 10 2.61 22 Jan 2019 21:08 02:06 (upd of #1)
3 0 1245859 -43.115/42.324 6.7 13 2.64 24 Jan 2019 16:28 1d 21:26 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces



Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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