M 5.5 Off-shore on 09 Sep 2019 09:53 UTC

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: 5.5M
Depth: 18.76 Km
Lat/Lon: -36.3604 , -99.2795
Event Date: 09 Sep 2019 09:53 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us70005dlz
Inserted at: 10 Sep 2019 09:55 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70005dlz Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

ShakeMap is a product of the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program in conjunction with the regional seismic networks. ShakeMaps provide near-real-time maps of ground motion and shaking intensity following significant earthquakes.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1271533 0 09 Sep 2019 09:53 4.8M, 21.49km N/A No people affected 00:27 NEIC
1271536 0 09 Sep 2019 09:53 5.5M, 18.76km N/A No people affected 1d 00:01 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 unknowed a zone. 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 1271536 -36.36/-99.28 5.5 18.8 None 09 Sep 2019 20:44 10:51 (new episode)
2 0 1271536 -36.36/-99.28 5.5 18.8 None 10 Sep 2019 09:55 1d 00:01 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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