M 8.2 Earthquake and Tsunami (1.4 m) in United States from 23 Jan 2018 09:31 UTC to 09:31

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: 8.2M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 56.0575 , -149.0971
Event Date: 23 Jan 2018 09:31 UTC
22 Jan 2018 23:31 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000cmy3
Inserted at: 23 Jan 2018 09:48 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (United States)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 1.2 1.2
us2000cmy3 Scaled population (vector) 0 Max wave scenario 3.01m  
  C1 earthquake 1 Max wave realtime 1.42m  
  C2 earthquake 0      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1195180 0.8 23 Jan 2018 09:31 8M, 20km N/A No people affected 0.8m (at 01:32) 00:05 NTWC    
1195183 0.4 23 Jan 2018 09:31 7.6M, 10km N/A No people affected 0.5m (at 01:40) 00:08 GEOFON
1195185 0.8 23 Jan 2018 09:31 8M, 19km N/A No people affected 0.8m (at 01:32) 00:12 PTWC
1195191 1.2 23 Jan 2018 09:31 8.2M, 10km N/A No people affected 1.4m (at 01:16) 00:16 NEIC
1195196 0.9 23 Jan 2018 09:31 7.9M, 10km N/A No people affected 0.9m (at 01:16) 00:43 NEIC
1195199 0.5 23 Jan 2018 09:31 7.9M, 25km 4.92 No people affected 0.5m (at 02:10) 00:48 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 United States , State of Alaska (population 572,432) .

Radius Population
100 km no 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
Alaska United States 570000 people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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