M 6.5 in Costa Rica on 13 Nov 2017 02:28 UTC

Event summary | Scenario pre-calculated

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.5M
Depth: 19.79 Km
Event Date: 13 Nov 2017 02:28 UTC
Exposed Population: 3450000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000bmhe
Inserted at: 13 Nov 2017 02:46 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 2.7 (Costa Rica)

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Tsunami affected locations

Date Name Country Alert Tsunami wave height (m)
13-Nov-2017 03:40:16 Rios Costa Rica  0.1m
13-Nov-2017 03:40:16 Paquita Costa Rica  0.1m
13-Nov-2017 03:40:16 Manuel_Antonio_Finca Costa Rica  0.1m
13-Nov-2017 03:40:16 Puerto_Quepos Costa Rica  0.1m
13-Nov-2017 03:41:18 Finca_Managua Costa Rica  0.1m
13-Nov-2017 03:35:38 Esterillos_Este Costa Rica  0.0m
13-Nov-2017 02:43:06 Esterillo_Este Costa Rica  0.0m
13-Nov-2017 03:11:09 Bejuco Costa Rica  0.0m

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Initial conditions

Title: "16km SE of Jaco"

Fault parameters

  • Length: 28 km
  • Width: 7 km
  • Magnitude: 6.5 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: .8 m
  • Strike: 296 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 19 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: 20 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): -86.005, 8.026, -83.005, 11.026
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Sea Level