M 5.5 in Mexico on 05 Sep 2021 08:42 UTC
EQ parameters

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: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 20.3398 , -109.1508
Event Date: 05 Sep 2021 08:42 UTC
05 Sep 2021 01:42 Local
Exposed Population:
No people affected in 100km
Source: NEIC us7000f86s
Inserted at: 10 Sep 2021 19:58 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Mexico)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000f86s Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1395392 0 05 Sep 2021 08:42 4.8M, 10km N/A No people affected (in 100km) 00:30 NEIC
1396305 0 05 Sep 2021 08:42 5.5M, 10km N/A No people affected (in 100km) 5d 11:16 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* 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 Mexico , State of Baja California Sur (population 345,682) .

Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Baja California Sur Mexico 340000 people
Nayarit Mexico 890000 people
Jalisco Mexico 5.7 million people
Sinaloa Mexico 2.3 million people
Durango Mexico 1.4 million people
Colima Mexico 460000 people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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