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M 5.66 in Mexico on 13 May 2018 00:48 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Earthquake event

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Population map close up. (Source: JRC)
  • Magnitude: 5.66 M
  • Depth: 1.27 km (very shallow)
  • Source: CALTECH ci38171808
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 33.0369987, -115.9161682
  • Time (UTC): 13 May 2018 00:48:06
  • Time (ECT): 13 May 2018 02:48:06
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.4 (MEX)
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the affected countries: MEX= 4.4; USA= 2.2

Event time line

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IDAlertScore DateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1210323 0.01

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1210323
0.01 realtime 2018-05-13 00:55:25 No people affected 0
  Earthquake 227412
0 realtime 2018-05-13 00:55:25 1.6 million Few people affected 0
  Shakemap 5
0.01 realtime 2018-05-14 17:17:25 No people affected No people affected 0
Close
13 May 2018 00:48 5.66M, 1.27km 4.05 1.6 million 00:07 CALTECH CALTECH

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

Population

Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km 1.6 million people
75 km 990000 people
50 km 130000 people
20 km <1000 people
10 km <1000 people
5 km no people
2 km no people

The earthquake happened in United States , State of California (population 30,971,320) . The nearest places are Kane Spring, Elmore Desert Ranch, Ocotillo Wells, Truckhaven, Fondo, Westmorland, Plaster City, Salton City, Mesquite Oasis, Dixieland, and Barrett.

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
California United States 30.9 million people

Affected Populated Places

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Kane Spring California United States Village6 - 10 km
Elmore Desert Ranch California United States Village6 - 12 km
Ocotillo Wells California United States Village5 - 21 km
Truckhaven California United States Village6 - 27 km
Fondo California United States Village6 - 28 km
Westmorland California United States Village5 2100 people 28 km
Plaster City California United States Village5 - 30 km
Salton City California United States Village6 <1000 people 31 km
Mesquite Oasis California United States Village6 - 32 km
Dixieland California United States Village6 - 33 km
Verdant California United States Village6 - 34 km
Edgar California United States Village6 - 35 km
Citrus View California United States Village6 - 35 km
Coyote Wells California United States Village5 - 36 km
Ocotillo California United States Village6 <1000 people 36 km
Seeley California United States Village6 1600 people 36 km
Bertram California United States Village6 - 37 km
Brawley California United States Village5 22000 people 37 km
Hovley California United States Village6 - 38 km
Pope California United States Village6 - 38 km
Rockwood California United States Village6 - 38 km
Coolidge Springs California United States Village6 - 39 km
Calipatria California United States Village5 7200 people 39 km
Estelle California United States Village6 - 40 km
Mundo California United States Village6 - 40 km
Dos Cabezas California United States Village6 - 41 km
Imperial California United States Village6 7500 people 41 km
Wister California United States Village6 - 41 km
Wilsie California United States Village6 - 41 km
Durmid California United States Village6 - 42 km
Desert Lodge California United States Village6 - 42 km
Frink California United States Village6 - 42 km
Niland California United States Village6 1100 people 43 km
Mortero Palms California United States Village6 - 44 km
Alamorio California United States Village6 - 44 km
Wiest California United States Village6 - 44 km
Palm Grove California United States Village6 - 45 km
El Centro California United States Village4 37000 people 45 km
Silver Dons Mobile Home Park California United States Village6 - 46 km
Mountain Spring California United States Village6 - 46 km
Oasis California United States Village5 - 48 km
Borrego Springs California United States Village6 2500 people 48 km
Moss California United States Village6 - 48 km
Anza California United States Village6 - 49 km
Orita California United States Village6 - 49 km
Rancho Dos Palmas California United States Village6 - 49 km
Mt. Signal California United States Village6 - 50 km
Curlew California United States Village6 - 50 km
Desert Beach California United States Village6 - 50 km
Iris California United States Village6 - 50 km
Mount Laguna California United States Village4 - 51 km
Sandia California United States Village6 - 52 km
Scissors Crossing California United States Village6 - 52 km
Heber California United States Village5 2900 people 52 km
Dubbers California United States Village6 - 52 km
Hellhole Palms California United States Village6 - 52 km
Meloland California United States Village6 - 53 km
Desert Camp California United States Village6 - 53 km
Fuller California United States Village6 - 53 km
Boulevard California United States Village5 - 54 km
El Centinela Baja California Mexico Village6 - 55 km
Perrys Corner California United States Village6 - 55 km
Jacumba California United States Village4 - 55 km
Calexico Lodge California United States Village6 - 55 km
Tortuga California United States Village6 - 55 km
Live Oak Springs California United States Village4 - 56 km
Rico California United States Village6 - 56 km
Holtville California United States Village5 5600 people 57 km
Mecca California United States Village5 5400 people 58 km
La Rumorosa Baja California Mexico Village5 - 58 km
Calexico California United States Village5 27000 people 58 km
Banner California United States Village6 - 59 km
Pine Valley California United States Village6 1500 people 59 km
Ranchita California United States Village6 - 59 km
Martinez California United States Village6 - 60 km
Harrison Park California United States Village6 - 61 km
Kentwood-In-The-Pines California United States Village6 - 61 km
Tierra del Sol California United States Village6 - 61 km
Valerie California United States Village6 - 62 km
Mexicali Baja California Mexico Major city 590000 people 62 km
Laguna Junction California United States Village6 - 62 km
San Ignacio California United States Village6 - 62 km
Buckman Springs California United States Village6 - 62 km
Rancho de Mis Recuerdos Baja California Mexico Village6 - 62 km
Amos California United States Village6 - 62 km
Whispering Pines California United States Village6 - 63 km
Guatay California United States Village5 - 63 km
Julian California United States Village6 1600 people 64 km
Clover Flat California United States Village6 - 64 km
San Ysidro California United States Village6 - 64 km
Boulder Oaks California United States Village6 - 64 km
Date City California United States Village6 - 64 km
San Felipe California United States Village6 - 65 km
Pine Hills California United States Village6 - 66 km
Manchón Blanco Baja California Mexico Village6 - 67 km
Thermal California United States Village4 - 67 km
Eagles Nest California United States Village6 - 68 km
Wynola California United States Village6 - 68 km
Bonds Corner California United States Village6 - 68 km
Cactus City California United States Village5 - 68 km

Critical infrastructure

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

Nearby and affected airports
Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Salton Sea SAS -26 Civ. Unpaved No 5000 20 km
Ocotillo 49 0 22 km
El Centro Naf NJK -13 Mil. Paved Yes 9500 35 km
Emory Ranch 146 0 36 km
Pioneers Memorial Hospital -30 0 36 km
Borrego Air Ranch 175 0 36 km
Agua Caliente Springs 372 0 37 km
Calipatria Municipal CLR -55 Civ. Paved No 3400 38 km
Brawley Municipal BWC -39 Civ. Paved Yes 4400 38 km
Imperial County IPL -17 Civ. Paved Yes 5300 41 km
Borrego Valley BXS 158 0 44 km
Rancho Vallecito 512 0 47 km
Desert Air Sky Ranch unknown 0 47 km
Douthitt Strip 14 0 47 km
Hunt's Sky Ranch 704 0 49 km
Jacumba 860 0 54 km
Landells 287 0 54 km
Johnson Brothers 0 0 55 km
Calexico International CXL 1 Civ. Paved No 4500 58 km
Holtville 18 0 66 km
Thermal TRM -36 Civ. Paved Yes 6800 67 km
Chiriaco Summit 522 0 70 km
Warner Springs Gliderport 879 0 75 km
Julian Hinds Pump Plant Airstrip 407 0 76 km
John F Kennedy Memorial Hospital unknown 0 78 km
Hoffman (Private) 945 0 78 km
Flying T Ranch 762 0 78 km
Mexicali MXL 22 Civ. Paved Yes 8500 79 km
On The Rocks 808 0 82 km
Reider Ranch 809 0 82 km
Kelly 219 0 82 km
Loma Madera Ranch 1029 0 82 km
Bermuda Dunes UDD 22 Civ. Paved Yes 5000 83 km
Eisenhower Medical Center 71 0 90 km
Ramona 425 Civ. Paved Yes 4000 93 km
Desert Center 170 0 94 km
Ward Ranch 762 0 95 km
Lake Riverside Estates 1039 0 96 km
Scripps Hospital East County 180 0 98 km
Hoag 503 0 100 km
Hydro-dams
Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Cuyamaca Boulder Creek 1887 63 km
Morena Cottonwood Creek 1912 72 km
Lake Henshaw Henshaw San Luis Rey River 1923 81 km
Sutherland Santa Ysabel Creek 1954 81 km
Barrett Cottonwood Creek 1922 82 km
El Capitan San Diego River 1934 85 km
Lake Loveland Sweetwater River 1945 86 km
Lake Jennings Chet Harritt Quail Can Creek 1962 93 km
San Vicente San Vicente Creek 1943 96 km
Carrizo Carrizo 1981 97 km
Lake Hemet Trib. San Jacinto River 1895 99 km

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