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M 5.9 in Reykjanes Ridge on 10 Sep 2017 21:40 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact
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Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 5.9 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Area affected by light damage (estimated radius): 34 km (MMI VI)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us2000ajpe
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 57.1272, -33.6765
  • Time (UTC): 10 Sep 2017 21:40:21
  • Time (ECT): 10 Sep 2017 23:40:21
  • INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 ()

Event time line

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AlertShake
ID
ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax
mmi
Date event (UTC)Date shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1180195 57.127200/-33.676500 5.9 10 0 10 Sep 2017 21:40 10 Sep 2017 21:56 00:15
2 0.01 1180195 57.127200/-33.676500 5.9 10 0 10 Sep 2017 21:40 10 Sep 2017 23:43 02:03 (upd of #1)

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in unknowed a zone.

The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Population

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Intensity Population
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