M 5.6 in India on 13 Feb 2018 02:39 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: 5.6M
Depth: 69.37 Km
Lat/Lon: 12.3644 , 93.1316
Event Date: 13 Feb 2018 02:39 UTC
Exposed Population: 310000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000d1a1
Inserted at: 13 Feb 2018 03:09 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (IND)

Earthquake impact details: population near epicentre

The earthquake happened in India ,of Andaman and Nicobar Islands (population 295,612) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1198709 12.364/93.132 5.6 69.37 4.11 13 Feb 2018 03:11 00:31 (new episode)
2 0.01 1198709 12.364/93.132 5.6 69.37 4.11 13 Feb 2018 04:42 02:02 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Andaman and Nicobar Islands India 67000 people
Andaman and Nicobar Islands India 260000 people

Affected populated places

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Rongat Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 27 km
Sabari Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 32 km
Betapur Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 49 km
Pahlagaon Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 60 km
Karen Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 66 km
Wimberleyganj Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 80 km
Bamboo Flat Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 85 km
Port Blair Andaman and Nicobar Islands India City 110000 people 87 km
Bajajag Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 89 km
Jangli Ghat Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 92 km
Hobdaypur Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 94 km
Garacherama Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 95 km
Rangachang Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 96 km
Hastmatabad Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 101 km
Mahglutan Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 101 km

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)
Port Blair IXZ 18 Civ. Paved Yes 5700
Coco Island 6 Civ. Paved No 3900

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Middle Andaman Island India
Port Meadows India
Karen India
Port Blair India
Port Cornwallis India
Little Andaman Island India

More information

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