M 8.1 Earthquake and Tsunami (1.7 m) in Mexico on 08 Sep 2017 04:49 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1120837
Earthquake Magnitude: 8.1M
Depth: 69.65 Km
Lat/Lon: 15.0678 , -93.715
Event Date: 08 Sep 2017 04:49 UTC
07 Sep 2017 22:49 Local
Exposed Population: About 17000 people in MMI>=IX
110000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 Sep 2017 05:54 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.4 (Mexico)


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Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 1.2 1.3 1.3
us2000ahv0 Scaled population (vector) 5.63 Max wave scenario 1.23m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 1.23m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.92      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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12/Sep/2017 06:45 UTC

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (79), (3), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), USGS (5), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),