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M 5.7 in Volcano Islands, Japan Region on 11 Sep 2017 17:35 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact
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Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 5.7 M
  • Depth: 35 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us2000ak7u
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 23.9219, 142.3135
  • Time (UTC): 11 Sep 2017 17:35:09
  • Time (ECT): 11 Sep 2017 19:35:09
  • 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 1180295 24.013700/142.347800 5.6 56.17 3.46 11 Sep 2017 17:35 11 Sep 2017 17:53 00:18
2 0.01 1180295 24.013700/142.347800 5.6 56.17 3.46 11 Sep 2017 17:35 11 Sep 2017 19:38 02:03 (upd of #1)
3 0.01 1180397 24.013700/142.347800 5.6 56.17 3.46 11 Sep 2017 17:35 12 Sep 2017 13:51 20:16 (new episode)
4 0.01 1180397 23.921900/142.313500 5.7 35 3.56 11 Sep 2017 17:35 12 Sep 2017 13:52 20:16 (upd of #3)
5 0.01 1180397 23.952900/142.337300 5.7 35 3.42 11 Sep 2017 17:35 12 Sep 2017 13:55 20:20 (upd of #4)

(*) 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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Affected Places

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance

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

Major ports
Name LOCODE Country
Minami Lo Japan
Iwo Jima Japan


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