M 5.7 in United States on 08 Oct 2020 14:22 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: 5.7M
Depth: 36.99 Km
Lat/Lon: 52.7184 , -168.2558
Event Date: 08 Oct 2020 14:22 UTC
08 Oct 2020 03:22 Local
Exposed Population: Few people within 100km in MMI>=IV
Few people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000c6rg
Inserted at: 09 Oct 2020 14:28 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 2.2 (United States)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000c6rg Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.65  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1336806 0 08 Oct 2020 14:22 5.1M, 37km N/A Few people (in 100km) 00:07 NTWC
1336807 0 08 Oct 2020 14:22 5.2M, 17.6km N/A Few people (in 100km) 00:07 ALASKA EC
1336810 0 08 Oct 2020 14:22 5.7M, 36.99km 4.24 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 1d 00:05 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 United States ,of Alaska (population 572,432) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1336810 52.718/-168.256 5.7 37.0 3.88 08 Oct 2020 14:45 00:23 (new episode)
2 0 1336810 52.718/-168.256 5.7 37.0 3.889 08 Oct 2020 15:45 01:23 (upd of #1)
3 0 1336810 52.718/-168.256 5.7 37.0 3.889 08 Oct 2020 16:28 02:05 (upd of #2)
4 0 1336810 52.718/-168.256 5.7 37.0 4.245 09 Oct 2020 14:28 1d 00:05 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Alaska United States <1000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance

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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)
Nikolski AS IKO 22 0
Umnak Island UMB unknown 0

More information

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