M 7.7 in United States from 05 Jan 2013 08:58 UTC to 08:58
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: 7.7M
Depth: 5 Km
Event Date: 05 Jan 2013 08:58 UTC
04 Jan 2013 23:58 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC usc000ejqv
Inserted at: 05 Jan 2013 09:03 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 1 1
usc000ejqv Scaled population (vector) Max wave scenario 0m  
  C1 earthquake Max wave realtime 0.85m  
  C2 earthquake      
  Country Vulnerability      
  INFORM_normalised      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
121780 1 05 Jan 2013 08:58 7.7M, 5km N/A No people affected 0.8m (at 00:42) 00:05 NEIC
121781 1 05 Jan 2013 08:58 7.3M, 10km N/A Few people 0.3m (at 00:40) 00:08 NEIC
121782 1 05 Jan 2013 08:58 7.4M, 10km N/A No people affected 0.5m (at 03:32) 00:11 NEIC
121783 1 05 Jan 2013 08:58 7.7M, 9.6km N/A Few people 0.9m (at 00:44) 00:14 NEIC
121785 1 05 Jan 2013 08:58 7.5M, 9.9km N/A No people affected 0.5m (at 03:32) 00:59 NEIC
121793 1 05 Jan 2013 08:58 7.5M, 9.8km N/A Few people 0.5m (at 00:38) 04:57 NEIC
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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.

Tsunami affected locations

The maximum Tsunami wave height is  0.8m in Edna_Bay, United States. This height is estimated for 5-Jan-2013 09:40:00.

Alert Date (UTC) Name Country Tsunami wave height (m)
5-Jan-2013 09:40:00 Edna_Bay United States  0.8
5-Jan-2013 10:11:38 Cape_Pole United States  0.6
5-Jan-2013 10:17:38 Port_Alice United States  0.5
5-Jan-2013 09:20:64 Port_Alexander United States  0.4
5-Jan-2013 12:14:64 Waterfall United States  0.3
5-Jan-2013 10:32:64 Craig United States  0.2
5-Jan-2013 10:32:64 Klawock United States  0.2
5-Jan-2013 12:44:64 Port_Alexander United States  0.2
5-Jan-2013 12:04:00 Sitka United States  0.2
5-Jan-2013 11:34:00 Goddard United States  0.2
5-Jan-2013 11:34:00 Tokeen United States  0.2
5-Jan-2013 11:58:00 Point_Baker United States  0.2
5-Jan-2013 12:11:38 Mount_Edgecombe United States  0.2
5-Jan-2013 11:22:00 Labouchere_Bay United States  0.2
5-Jan-2013 11:22:00 Port_Protection United States  0.2
5-Jan-2013 10:52:00 Rowan_Bay United States  0.1
5-Jan-2013 09:52:00 Port_Armstrong United States  0.1
5-Jan-2013 12:59:38 Kimshan_Cove United States  0.1
5-Jan-2013 12:59:38 Chichagof United States  0.1
5-Jan-2013 13:22:00 Elfin_Cove United States  0.1
5-Jan-2013 10:14:64 Tyee United States  0.1
5-Jan-2013 10:17:38 Rose_Harbour Canada  0.1
5-Jan-2013 13:26:64 Cobol United States  0.1
5-Jan-2013 13:04:00 Saint_John_Harbor United States  0.1
5-Jan-2013 10:56:64 Yakutat United States  0.1
5-Jan-2013 10:16:00 Kake United States  0.1
5-Jan-2013 12:28:00 Situk United States  0.1
5-Jan-2013 13:14:64 Metlakatla United States  0.1
5-Jan-2013 11:52:00 Tasu Canada  0.1
5-Jan-2013 13:17:38 Long_Island United States  0.1
5-Jan-2013 12:41:38 Annette United States  0.1
5-Jan-2013 12:17:38 Bull_Harbour Canada  0.1
5-Jan-2013 13:02:64 Chilkat United States  0.1
5-Jan-2013 12:44:64 Refuge_Bay Canada  0.1
5-Jan-2013 12:38:64 Shushartie Canada  0.1

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Initial conditions

Title: "eqid"

Fault parameters

  • Length: 112 km
  • Width: 31 km
  • Magnitude: 7.7 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: 2.9 m
  • Strike: 334 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 7 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: 5 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): -145.355, 44.768, -124.355, 65.768
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:1.41 minutes

Sea Level

More information

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