M 6.7 in Bouvet Island Region on 10 Oct 2017 18:53 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: 6.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -54.285 , 8.6368
Event Date: 10 Oct 2017 18:53 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000apql
Inserted at: 10 Oct 2017 19:17 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 ()

Gdacs Score

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Exposed population

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

Intensity Population
no people
no people
no people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1183533 -54.285/8.637 6.7 10 0 10 Oct 2017 19:19 00:25 (new episode)
2 0.01 1183533 -54.285/8.637 6.7 10 0 10 Oct 2017 20:56 02:03 (upd of #1)
3 0.01 1183533 -54.263/8.636 6.7 9 0 11 Oct 2017 13:57 19:04 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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