M 7.7 Earthquake and Tsunami (1.6 m) in Canada from 28 Oct 2012 03:04 UTC to 03:04
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 7.7M
Depth: 17.5 Km
Event Date: 28 Oct 2012 03:04 UTC
Exposed Population: About 2079 people within 100km
Source: NEIC usb000df7n
Inserted at: 28 Oct 2012 03:31 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 2 2
usb000df7n Scaled population (vector) Max wave scenario 0m  
  C1 earthquake Max wave realtime 1.56m  
  C2 earthquake      
  Country Vulnerability      
  INFORM_normalised      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
120503 1 28 Oct 2012 03:04 7.1M, 19km N/A 3 thousand 0.3m (at 02:54) 00:06 NEIC
120504 2 28 Oct 2012 03:04 7.3M, 10km N/A 2 thousand 1.5m (at 03:24) 00:09 NEIC
120505 2 28 Oct 2012 03:04 7.7M, 9.9km N/A 2 thousand 1.3m (at 04:22) 00:15 NEIC
120506 1 28 Oct 2012 03:04 7.6M, 10km N/A 2 thousand 0.6m (at 00:04) 00:21 NEIC
120508 2 28 Oct 2012 03:04 7.7M, 17.5km N/A 2 thousand 1.6m (at 04:28) 00:27 NEIC
120631 1.5 28 Oct 2012 03:04 7.7M, 20.1km N/A 2 thousand 0.7m (at 00:04) 4d 21:15 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.

Tsunami affected locations

Alert Date (UTC) Name Country Tsunami wave height (m)
28-Oct-2012 07:32:00 Pacofi Canada  1.6
28-Oct-2012 07:28:00 Lockeport Canada  1.4
28-Oct-2012 05:24:00 Shushartie Canada  0.4
28-Oct-2012 04:10:00 Skidegate Canada  0.3
28-Oct-2012 04:12:00 Alliford_Bay Canada  0.3
28-Oct-2012 03:50:00 Rose_Harbour Canada  0.3
28-Oct-2012 03:06:00 Tasu Canada  0.3
28-Oct-2012 04:14:00 Sandspit Canada  0.3
28-Oct-2012 07:34:00 Kincolith Canada  0.3
28-Oct-2012 07:34:00 Arrandale Canada  0.3
28-Oct-2012 07:34:00 Tlell Canada  0.2
28-Oct-2012 05:20:00 Waterfall United States  0.2
28-Oct-2012 06:22:00 Refuge_Bay Canada  0.2
28-Oct-2012 07:28:00 Nass_Harbour Canada  0.2
28-Oct-2012 07:32:00 Haida Canada  0.2
28-Oct-2012 05:44:00 Port_Alice United States  0.2
28-Oct-2012 05:10:00 San_Josef_Bay Canada  0.2
28-Oct-2012 04:56:00 Cachalot Canada  0.2
28-Oct-2012 05:46:00 Margaret_Bay Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:54:00 Prince_Rupert Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:30:00 Freshwater_Bay Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:54:00 Craig United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:50:00 China_Hat Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:22:00 Pachena_Beach Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:16:00 Namu Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:46:00 Equis_Beach Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:34:00 Telegraph_Cove Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:32:00 Port_McNeill Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:14:00 Goddard United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:40:00 Hot_Springs_Cove Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:40:00 Goose_Bay Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:48:00 Searose_Beach United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:30:00 Alert_Bay Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:28:00 Englewood Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:28:00 Kokish Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:08:00 Port_Progress Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:02:00 Port_Hardy Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:02:00 Fort_Rupert Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:20:00 Suquash Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:30:00 Nuchatlitz Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:30:00 Ahousat Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:30:00 Marktosis Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:02:00 Ucluelet Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:02:00 Port_Albion Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:34:00 Garibaldi United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:24:00 Beverly_Beach United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:24:00 Yaquina_Hd United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:24:00 Agate_Beach United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:24:00 Southbeach United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:24:00 Newport United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:52:00 Heceta_Beach United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:18:00 Tokeen United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 03:58:00 Jedway Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:12:00 Cape_Pole United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:32:00 Kimshan_Cove United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:32:00 Chichagof United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:34:00 Long_Beach Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:40:00 Mount_Edgecombe United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:40:00 Sitka United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:58:00 Bamfield Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:26:00 Three_Rocks United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:30:00 Neskowin United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:50:00 Pacific_Palisades United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:50:00 Salishan United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:50:00 Lincoln_Beach United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:50:00 Kernville United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:30:00 Pacific_City United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:30:00 Oretown United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:50:00 Depoe_Bay United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:14:00 Hauser United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:18:00 Nesika_Beach United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:56:00 Florence United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:56:00 Glenada United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:58:00 Sarita Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:04:00 Hunts_Inlet Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:04:00 Porcher_Island Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:14:00 Saunders_Lake United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:04:00 Port_Edward Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:18:00 Ophir United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:14:00 Lakeside United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:08:00 Metlakatla Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:24:00 Sointula Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:56:00 Hesquiat Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:32:00 Nootka Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 04:32:00 Bull_Harbour Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:08:00 Elfin_Cove United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:04:00 Clo-oose Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:38:00 Manhattan_Beach United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:38:00 Barview United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:38:00 Rockaway United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:38:00 Brighton United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:04:00 Fourmile United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:48:00 Wakonda_Beach United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:48:00 Yachats United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:48:00 San_Marine United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 04:10:00 Port_Alexander United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:18:00 Edna_Bay United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:02:00 Rowan_Bay United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:04:00 Tow_Hill Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:36:00 La_Push United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:30:00 Waatch United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:30:00 Neah_Bay United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:50:00 Moclips United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:44:00 Pacific_Beach United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:44:00 Iron_Springs United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:44:00 Copalis_Beach United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:08:00 Ocean_Shores United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:08:00 Grayland United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:08:00 Ocean_City United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:08:00 Sampson United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:08:00 Oyhut United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:08:00 Westport United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:08:00 Cohassett United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:30:00 Roads_End United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:30:00 Neotsu United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:14:00 Oceanside United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:14:00 Tierra_Del_Mar United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:12:00 Cannon_Beach United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:12:00 Arch_Cape United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:14:00 Cape_Meares United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:14:00 Netarts United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:02:00 Surf_Pines United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:12:00 Gearhart United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:12:00 Seaside United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:10:00 Lincoln_City United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:38:00 Manzanita United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:02:00 Warrenton United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:02:00 Carnahan United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:30:00 Classet United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:18:00 Charleston United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:30:00 Forfar United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:12:00 Bandon United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:12:00 Bullards United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:24:00 Seal_Rock United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:24:00 Waldport United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:10:00 Dew_Valley United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:58:00 Bayshore United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:58:00 Kildonan Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:24:00 Port_Orford United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:52:00 Winchester_Bay United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:30:00 Kake United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:32:00 Lax_Kwalaams Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:48:00 Yarksis Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:18:00 Clayoquot Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:48:00 Opitsat Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:18:00 Tofino Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:00:00 Oil_City United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:12:00 Kalaloch United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:06:00 Long_Beach United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:06:00 Holman United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:06:00 Klipsan_Beach United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:06:00 Oceanside United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:06:00 Moores_Corner United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:16:00 Yakutat United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:12:00 Barview United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:00:00 Point_Baker United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:00:00 Port_Alexander United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:00:00 Labouchere_Bay United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:00:00 Port_Protection United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 06:52:00 Georgetown_Mills Canada  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:02:00 Fort_Canby United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:04:00 Ilwaco United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:06:00 Ocean_Park United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 07:02:00 Hammond United States  0.1
28-Oct-2012 05:14:00 Situk United States  0.1

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Initial conditions

Title: "eqid"

Fault parameters

  • Length: 112 km
  • Width: 31 km
  • Magnitude: 7.7 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: 2.9 m
  • Strike: 324 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 7 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: 18 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): -142.427, 42.269, -121.427, 63.269
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:1.75 minutes

Sea Level