M 5.7 in Volcano Islands, Japan Region on 11 Sep 2017 17:35 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: 5.7M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: 23.9219 , 142.3135
Event Date: 11 Sep 2017 17:35 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000ak7u
Inserted at: 12 Sep 2017 13:51 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

Earthquake impact details: population near epicentre

The earthquake happened in unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1180295 24.014/142.348 5.6 56.17 3.46 11 Sep 2017 17:53 00:18 (new episode)
2 0.01 1180295 24.014/142.348 5.6 56.17 3.46 11 Sep 2017 19:38 02:03 (upd of #1)
3 0.01 1180397 24.014/142.348 5.6 56.17 3.46 12 Sep 2017 13:51 20:16 (new episode)
4 0.01 1180397 23.922/142.314 5.7 35 3.56 12 Sep 2017 13:52 20:16 (upd of #3)
5 0.01 1180397 23.953/142.337 5.7 35 3.42 12 Sep 2017 13:55 20:20 (upd of #4)

Affected Provinces

Affected populated places

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance

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)
Iwo To (Iwo Jima) IWO 113 Mil. Paved Yes 8700

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Minami Lo Japan
Iwo Jima Japan

More information

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