M 6.7 in Bouvet Island Region on 10 Oct 2017 18:53 UTC

Event summary | Scenario pre-calculated

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
Event Date: 10 Oct 2017 18:53 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000apql
Inserted at: 10 Oct 2017 19:17 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

Gdacs Score

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Tsunami affected locations

Date Name Country Alert Tsunami wave height (m)

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Initial conditions

Title: "Bouvet Island region"

Fault parameters

  • Length: 35 km
  • Width: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 6.7 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: 1 m
  • Strike: 180 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 45 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: 10 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): 5.637, -57.285, 11.637, -51.285
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:.35 minutes

Sea Level