M 6 in Northern Mariana Islands on 11 Feb 2018 23:14 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: 6.0M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 13.8056 , 146.4109
Event Date: 11 Feb 2018 23:14 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000d0p1
Inserted at: 11 Feb 2018 23:32 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (Northern Mariana Is.)

Gdacs Score

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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Northern Mariana Islands ,of Northern Mariana Is. (population 60,963) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1198501 13.806/146.411 6 10 3.34 11 Feb 2018 23:34 00:20 (new episode)
2 0.01 1198501 13.806/146.411 6 10 3.64 12 Feb 2018 01:18 02:04 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Northern Mariana Is. Northern Mariana Islands 43000 people
Guam Guam 150000 people

Affected populated places

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Rota Northern Mariana Islands Village4 - 136 km
Teteto Northern Mariana Islands Village5 - 137 km
Sunharon Roads Northern Mariana Islands Village5 - 153 km
Aslito Northern Mariana Islands Village5 - 161 km
Asatdas Guam Village5 - 165 km
Upi Guam Village5 - 165 km
Chalan Kanoa Northern Mariana Islands Village5 3100 people 166 km
Saipan Northern Mariana Islands Capital 62000 people 168 km
Tanapag Northern Mariana Islands Village5 4300 people 171 km
Mutcho Northern Mariana Islands Village5 - 172 km
Garapan Northern Mariana Islands Village4 4100 people 172 km
Dededo Guam Village5 3300 people 173 km
Camp Quezon Guam Village5 - 178 km
Barrigada Guam Village4 4600 people 178 km
Tamuning Guam Village4 11000 people 180 km
Mongmong Guam Village4 3700 people 182 km
Yona Guam Village4 2200 people 183 km
Sinajana Guam Village4 2000 people 184 km
Hagåtña Guam Capital 1000 people 184 km
Ylig Guam Village5 - 184 km
Talofofo Guam Village4 2600 people 186 km
Asan Guam Village4 - 187 km
Piti Guam Village4 - 190 km
Inarajan Guam Village5 <1000 people 190 km
Santa Rita Guam Village4 1200 people 194 km
Camp Bright Guam Village4 - 194 km
Agat Guam Village5 4300 people 195 km
Umatac Guam Village5 - 197 km
Merizo Guam Village4 1700 people 198 km

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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)
Rota I International ROP 185 Civ. Paved Yes 6000
Dynasty 46 0
West Tinian TIQ 82 Civ. Paved Yes 5900
Andersen AFB UAM 191 0
Saipan International SPN 66 Civ. Paved Yes 8700
Commonwealth Health Center 5 0
Nikko 18 0
A.B. Won Pat International GUM 91 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Rota Northern Mariana Islands
Tinian Northern Mariana Islands
Saipan MPSPN Northern Mariana Islands
Apra (Agana) GUAPR Guam
Apra Harbor Guam
Farallon de Medinilla Northern Mariana Islands

More information

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