M 5.8 in United States on 24 Jun 2020 17:40 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: 4.66 Km
Lat/Lon: 36.4468333 , -117.9751667
Event Date: 24 Jun 2020 17:40 UTC
24 Jun 2020 10:40 Local
Exposed Population: About 1000 people in MMI>=VI
About 55000 people within 100km
Source: CALTECH ci39493944
Inserted at: 25 Jun 2020 17:05 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 2.2 (United States)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
CALTECH 0 0
ci39493944 Scaled population (raster) 1.23  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.65  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1317479 n.a 24 Jun 2020 17:40 6.1M, 9km N/A No people affected 00:01 EW
1317480 0 24 Jun 2020 17:40 5.98M, 2.85km N/A 50 thousand 00:03 CALTECH
1317481 0 24 Jun 2020 17:40 5.81M, 2.85km 7.64 50 thousand 00:06 CALTECH
1317664 0 24 Jun 2020 17:40 5.8M, 4.66km 7.64 60 thousand 23:24 CALTECH
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 United States ,of California (population 30,971,320) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
<1000 people
1800 people
<1000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1317481 36.453/-117.97 6 2.85 7.59 24 Jun 2020 17:52 00:12 (new episode)
2 0 1317481 36.453/-117.97 5.8 2.85 7.67 24 Jun 2020 18:05 00:24 (upd of #1)
3 0 1317481 36.447/-117.975 5.8 4.66 7.63 24 Jun 2020 18:18 00:37 (upd of #2)
4 0 1317481 36.447/-117.975 5.8 4.66 7.64 24 Jun 2020 18:44 01:03 (upd of #3)
5 0 1317481 36.447/-117.975 5.8 4.66 7.64 25 Jun 2020 05:49 12:08 (upd of #4)
6 0 1317664 36.447/-117.975 5.8 4.66 7.64 25 Jun 2020 17:05 23:24 (new episode)
7 0 1317664 36.447/-117.975 5.8 4.66 7.64 25 Jun 2020 17:43 1d 00:03 (upd of #6)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
California United States <1000 people
California United States 2200 people
California United States <1000 people
California United States 3100 people
Nevada United States <1000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Bartlett California United States Village - 6 km
Lone Pine California United States Village 1600 people 19 km
Owenyo California United States Village - 26 km
Haiwee California United States Village - 33 km
Coso Junction California United States Village - 45 km
Weldon California United States Village 2300 people 92 km
Trona California United States Village - 93 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Lone Pine 1122 0
Independence 1189 0
Trona TRH 523 0
Beatty BTY 966 Civ. Paved No 5600

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Haiwee Rose Valley 1913

More information

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