M 5.8 in Samoa on 08 Nov 2019 09:41 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

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: 5.8M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: -15.7639 , -172.8501
Event Date: 08 Nov 2019 09:41 UTC
07 Nov 2019 21:41 Local
Exposed Population: About 100 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000692t
Inserted at: 08 Nov 2019 17:51 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Samoa)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000692t Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1277745 0 08 Nov 2019 09:41 6.2M, 80.4km N/A No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:10 PTWC
1277746 0 08 Nov 2019 09:41 5.9M, 10km 3.71 Few people 02:02 NEIC
1277819 0 08 Nov 2019 09:41 5.8M, 35km 3.65 Few people 08:10 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 unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1277746 -15.8/-172.855 5.9 10.0 3.713 08 Nov 2019 10:00 00:19 (new episode)
2 0 1277746 -15.8/-172.855 5.9 10.0 3.713 08 Nov 2019 11:44 02:02 (upd of #1)
3 0 1277819 -15.8/-172.855 5.9 10.0 3.713 08 Nov 2019 17:49 08:08 (new episode)
4 0 1277819 -15.764/-172.85 5.8 35.0 3.651 08 Nov 2019 17:51 08:10 (upd of #3)
5 0 1277819 -15.764/-172.85 5.8 35.0 3.651 09 Nov 2019 09:43 1d 00:02 (upd of #4)

Affected Provinces



Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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