M 5.6 in Australia on 05 Feb 2020 12:17 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: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -54.5501 , 158.7685
Event Date: 05 Feb 2020 12:17 UTC
05 Feb 2020 23:17 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI V
No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us70007j07
Inserted at: 05 Feb 2020 12:36 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 2 (Australia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70007j07 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.63  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1294741 0 05 Feb 2020 12:17 5.6M, 10km 6.51 No people affected 00:19 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 Australia ,of Tasmania (population 472,122) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1294741 -54.55/158.768 5.6 10.0 6.498 05 Feb 2020 12:36 00:19 (new episode)
2 0 1294741 -54.55/158.768 5.6 10.0 6.498 05 Feb 2020 14:18 02:01 (upd of #1)
3 0 1294741 -54.55/158.768 5.6 10.0 6.507 06 Feb 2020 12:19 1d 00:02 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Tasmania Australia no people
Tasmania Australia no people


Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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