M 4.6 in Yemen on 25 Nov 2021 01:25 UTC
EQ parameters

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: 4.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 14.7334 , 52.2659
Event Date: 25 Nov 2021 01:25 UTC
25 Nov 2021 04:25 Local
Exposed Population:
20 thousand in 100km
Source: NEIC us7000fwx3
Inserted at: 28 Nov 2021 23:23 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score
7.9 (Yemen)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fwx3 Scaled population (vector) 3.35  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.33  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1411826 0 25 Nov 2021 01:25 4.5M, 10km N/A 20 thousand (in 100km) 00:15 NEIC
1412545 0 25 Nov 2021 01:25 4.6M, 10km N/A 20 thousand (in 100km) 3d 21:58 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* 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 Yemen , Governorate of Al Mahrah.

Radius Population
100 km 22000 people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Al Mahrah Yemen -
Hadhramaut Yemen -
Zufar Oman -
Aden Yemen 3.2 million people
Bari Somalia 440000 people
'Ataq Yemen -
Ash Sharqiyah Saudi Arabia -

Critical infrastructure

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


Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Qishn IHN 30 Civ. Unpaved No 3200 98 km

More information

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