M 5.54 in United States on 13 Mar 2019 10:55 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: 5.5M
Depth: 6.97 Km
Lat/Lon: 19.3261667 , -155.2015
Event Date: 13 Mar 2019 10:55 UTC
Exposed Population: 180000 people within 100km
Source: HVO hv70863117
Inserted at: 13 Mar 2019 12:22 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 2.2 (United States)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
HVO 0 0
hv70863117 Scaled population 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
1252101 0 13 Mar 2019 10:55 5.3M, 7.6km N/A 190 thousand 00:05 PTWC
1252102 0 13 Mar 2019 10:55 4.78M, 6.31km 6.588 180 thousand 00:06 HVO
1252105 0 13 Mar 2019 10:55 5.3M, 6.31km 6.588 180 thousand 00:27 NEIC
1252110 0 13 Mar 2019 10:55 5.5M, 5.9km 5.675 190 thousand 00:52 HVO
1252117 0 13 Mar 2019 10:55 5.54M, 6.97km 5.439 180 thousand 01:26 HVO
* 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 Hawaii (population 1,153,336) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
1200 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1252102 19.32/-155.202 4.8 6.3 6.588 13 Mar 2019 11:08 00:12 (new episode)
2 0 1252105 19.32/-155.202 4.8 6.3 6.588 13 Mar 2019 11:23 00:27 (new episode)
3 0 1252110 19.32/-155.202 4.8 6.3 6.588 13 Mar 2019 11:47 00:52 (new episode)
4 0 1252110 19.32/-155.202 4.8 6.3 5.675 13 Mar 2019 12:12 01:17 (upd of #3)
5 0 1252117 19.32/-155.202 4.8 6.3 5.675 13 Mar 2019 12:22 01:27 (new episode)
6 0 1252117 19.326/-155.202 5.5 7.0 5.711 13 Mar 2019 12:30 01:35 (upd of #5)
7 0 1252117 19.324/-155.2 5.5 6.7 5.702 13 Mar 2019 12:57 02:02 (upd of #6)
8 0 1252117 19.326/-155.2 5.5 7.0 6.133 13 Mar 2019 19:36 08:41 (upd of #7)
9 0 1252117 19.326/-155.2 5.5 7.0 5.439 14 Mar 2019 10:59 1d 00:04 (upd of #8)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Hawaii United States 1200 people
Hawaii United States 100000 people

Affected populated places (*)

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pahala Hawaii United States Village5 1300 people 33 km
Papaikou Hawaii United States Village5 1400 people 53 km
Volcano House Hawaii United States Village4 - 13 km
Glenwood Hawaii United States Village5 - 19 km
Kalapana Hawaii United States Village4 - 24 km
Mountain View Hawaii United States Village5 2700 people 27 km
Ainaloa Hawaii United States Village5 1900 people 31 km
Leilani Estates Hawaii United States Village5 1000 people 34 km
Opihikao Hawaii United States Village4 - 35 km
Keaau Hawaii United States Village5 2000 people 37 km
Hawaiian Paradise Park Hawaii United States Village5 7000 people 38 km
Hawaiian Beaches Hawaii United States Village5 3700 people 38 km
Kuipo Hawaii United States Village5 - 39 km
Pohoiki Hawaii United States Village5 - 40 km
Koae Hawaii United States Village5 - 43 km
Honuapo Hawaii United States Village5 - 45 km
Hilo Hawaii United States City 40000 people 45 km
Pua Akala Hawaii United States Village5 - 54 km
Pepeekeo Hawaii United States Village5 1600 people 57 km
Kaalualu Hawaii United States Village5 - 58 km
Phoakuloa Hawaii United States Village5 - 60 km
Waiahukini Hawaii United States Village5 - 66 km
Keanakalu Hawaii United States Village5 - 67 km
Weloka Hawaii United States Village4 - 70 km
Papa Hawaii United States Village5 - 72 km
Kealia Hawaii United States Village4 - 72 km
Papaaloa Hawaii United States Village5 - 72 km
Keokea Hawaii United States Village5 - 72 km
Umikoa Hawaii United States Village4 - 75 km
Ookala Hawaii United States Village4 - 75 km
Honaunau Hawaii United States Village4 - 76 km
Milolii Hawaii United States Village5 - 76 km
Napoopao Hawaii United States Village5 - 77 km
Captain Cook Hawaii United States Village5 3200 people 78 km

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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)
Pahala Airstrip 364 0
Rainshed 1219 0
Mountain View Airstrip 457 0
Upper Paauau 792 0
Hilo Hospital 148 0
Kaalaiki Airstrip 599 0
Hilo International ITO 12 Civ. Paved Yes 9800
Mauna Kea-Honolii 427 0
Pepeekeo Airstrip 206 0
Bradshaw AAF BSF 1886 Civ. Paved No 3600
Peleau 332 0
Upper Paauilo Airstrip 463 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Honuapo Wake Island
Hilo USITO Wake Island
Kauhako Bay Wake Island
Milolii Wake Island
Napoopoo Wake Island

More information

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