M 6.7 in Vanuatu on 09 Mar 2012 07:09 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: 31.7 Km
Event Date: 09 Mar 2012 07:09 UTC
Exposed Population: About 35604 people within 100km
Source: NEIC usb0008e4z
Inserted at: 09 Mar 2012 09:24 UTC

Gdacs Score

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Tsunami affected locations

Date Name Country Alert Tsunami wave height (m)
9-Mar-2012 07:43:64 Lownepina Vanuatu  0.1m
9-Mar-2012 07:37:38 Waisisi Vanuatu  0.1m
9-Mar-2012 07:48:00 Imwareupo Vanuatu  0.1m
9-Mar-2012 08:19:38 Isavai Vanuatu  0.0m
9-Mar-2012 07:19:64 Ifo Vanuatu  [not yet calculated]
9-Mar-2012 07:22:38 White_Sands Vanuatu  [not yet calculated]

See full locations list (RSS)

Initial conditions

Title: "eqid"

Fault parameters

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

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: 1 m
  • Strike: 331 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 42 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: 32 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): 166.643, -22.115, 172.643, -16.115
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:.5 minutes

Sea Level

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