M 5.8 in Svalbard and Jan Mayen on 07 Aug 2018 13:57 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: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 74.6503 , 8.447
Event Date: 07 Aug 2018 13:57 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000g4rv
Inserted at: 07 Aug 2018 14:52 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Jan Mayen)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000g4rv Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1223038 0 07 Aug 2018 13:57 5.8M, 2km N/A No people affected 00:13 EMSC
1223039 0 07 Aug 2018 13:57 5.7M, 2km N/A No people affected 00:14 EMSC
1223040 0.01 07 Aug 2018 13:57 5.8M, 10km N/A No people affected 00:19 NEIC
1223041 0 07 Aug 2018 13:57 5.4M, 2km N/A No people affected 00:21 EMSC
1223043 0.01 07 Aug 2018 13:57 5.8M, 10km N/A No people affected 00:54 NEIC
* 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 unknowed a zone. 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 1223040 74.632/8.396 5.8 10 0 07 Aug 2018 14:19 00:22 (new episode)
2 0 1223043 74.632/8.396 5.8 10 0 07 Aug 2018 14:52 00:55 (new episode)
3 0 1223043 74.65/8.447 5.8 10 0 07 Aug 2018 14:53 00:56 (upd of #2)
4 0 1223043 74.65/8.447 5.8 10 0 07 Aug 2018 15:59 02:02 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces



Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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