Nov 23, 2016

Green earthquake alert (4.5M,depth:24.58km) in Pakistan at 11/23/2016 12:19:11 AM

Green Earthquake in Pakistan

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Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:24.58km
  • 23 Nov 2016 00:19:11 UTC
  • 493446 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event

Characteristics

  • Magnitude: 4.5 M
  • Depth: 24.58 km (shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 27.6479, 66.1178
  • Time (UTC): 23 Nov 2016 00:19:11
  • Time (ECT): 23 Nov 2016 01:19:11

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inPakistan, Province of Baluchistan (population 6,517,825). The nearest places are Tegab (5km), Nai (7km), Greshak (18km), Hazarganji (20km), Gwani Kalat (29km), and 30 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Khuzdar (runway 6000ft, 54km). There are no known ports nearby.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 350000 people 20
50 km 150000 people 19
20 km 40000 people 31
10 km 16000 people 53

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