M 6.1 in India on 03 Aug 2021 03:42 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: 6.1M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 8.8596 , 94.0139
Event Date: 03 Aug 2021 03:42 UTC
03 Aug 2021 09:42 Local
Exposed Population: About 26000 people in MMI>=IV
About 1000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000f1r3
Inserted at: 03 Aug 2021 04:35 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (India)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000f1r3 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1389167 0 03 Aug 2021 03:42 5.3M, 10km N/A Few people (in 100km) 00:19 NEIC
1389168 0 03 Aug 2021 03:42 6M, 10km 4.02 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:20 NEIC
1389170 0 03 Aug 2021 03:42 6.1M, 10km 4.07 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:52 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 India ,of Andaman and Nicobar Islands (population 295,612) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
<1000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1389168 8.877/93.992 6.0 10.0 4.016 03 Aug 2021 04:06 00:23 (new episode)
2 0 1389170 8.86/94.014 6.1 10.0 4.07 03 Aug 2021 04:39 00:56 (new episode)
3 0 1389170 8.86/94.014 6.1 10.0 4.07 03 Aug 2021 05:49 02:06 (upd of #2)
4 0 1389170 8.867/94.009 6.1 10.0 4.068 04 Aug 2021 01:53 22:11 (upd of #3)
5 0 1389170 8.867/94.009 6.1 10.0 4.068 04 Aug 2021 03:49 1d 00:06 (upd of #4)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Andaman and Nicobar Islands India 9100 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Taka-roait Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village - 89 km
Keaiya Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village - 96 km
Maru Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village - 104 km
Anowa Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village - 111 km
Haoin Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village - 117 km
Chanumla Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village - 119 km
Kola-rue Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village - 120 km
Hinam Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village - 122 km
Olenchi Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village - 122 km
Mohean Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village - 126 km
Oal-Kolo-Kwak Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village - 128 km
Malacca Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village - 137 km
Kakana Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village - 138 km
Lopate Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village - 141 km
Passa Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village - 144 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Car Nicobar CBD 13 Mil. Paved No 7500

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Nancowry India

More information

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