M 5.1 in Ecuador on 09 Jan 2018 00:05 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: 5.1M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 1.6786 , -90.7836
Event Date: 09 Jan 2018 00:05 UTC
08 Jan 2018 18:05 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000c2ax
Inserted at: 09 Jan 2018 01:00 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Ecuador)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000c2ax Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1193564 0 09 Jan 2018 00:05 5.7M, 10km 3.57 No people affected 00:40 NEIC
1193566 0 09 Jan 2018 00:05 5.1M, 10km 2.7 No people affected 00:54 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 Ecuador ,of Galapagos (population 10,748) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1193564 1.645/-90.854 5.7 10 3.57 09 Jan 2018 00:59 00:53 (new episode)
2 0 1193566 1.645/-90.854 5.7 10 3.57 09 Jan 2018 01:00 00:54 (new episode)
3 0 1193566 1.679/-90.784 5.1 10 2.89 09 Jan 2018 01:01 00:55 (upd of #2)
4 0 1193566 1.668/-90.81 5.1 10 2.7 09 Jan 2018 02:05 01:59 (upd of #3)
5 0 1193566 1.668/-90.81 5.1 10 2.7 09 Jan 2018 02:08 02:02 (upd of #4)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Galapagos Ecuador 18000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Seymour Galápagos Ecuador Village5 - 239 km
Santo Tomás Galapagos Ecuador Village5 - 286 km
Puerto Villamil Galapagos Ecuador Village5 - 293 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)
Seymour GPS 16 Civ. Paved Yes 7800
Puerto Villamil 30 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Caleta Tagus ECCAT Ecuador

More information

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