M 5.66 in Mexico on 13 May 2018 00:48 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

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: 1.27 Km
Lat/Lon: 33.0369987 , -115.9161682
Event Date: 13 May 2018 00:48 UTC
Exposed Population: 1620000 people within 100km
Source: CALTECH ci38171808
Inserted at: 13 May 2018 00:55 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.4 (Mexico)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Mexico= 4.4; United States= 2.2

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
CALTECH 0 0
ci38171808 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.92  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1210323 0 13 May 2018 00:48 5.66M, 1.27km 4.05 1.6 million 00:07 CALTECH
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in United States ,of California (population 30,971,320) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1210323 33.037/-115.916 5.66 1.27 7.35 13 May 2018 01:04 00:16 (new episode)
2 0 1210323 33.037/-115.916 3.3 1.27 4.19 13 May 2018 01:16 00:28 (upd of #1)
3 0 1210323 33.037/-115.917 3.34 1.24 4.19 13 May 2018 01:37 00:49 (upd of #2)
4 0 1210323 33.037/-115.917 3.34 1.24 4.19 13 May 2018 02:57 02:09 (upd of #3)
5 0 1210323 33.043/-115.919 3.41 2.16 4.05 14 May 2018 17:17 1d 16:29 (upd of #4)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
California United States <1000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Ocotillo Wells California United States Village5 - 22 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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