Jun 7, 2017

Green earthquake alert (5.1M,depth:30km) in Georgia at 6/7/2017 6:25:42 PM

Green Earthquake in Georgia

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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 5.1M, Depth:30km
  • 07 Jun 2017 18:25:42 UTC
  • 1661043 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event

Characteristics

  • Magnitude: 5.1 M
  • Depth: 30 km (shallow)
  • Source: EMSC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 41.51, 46.08
  • Time (UTC): 07 Jun 2017 18:25:42
  • Time (ECT): 07 Jun 2017 20:25:42

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inGeorgia, Autonomous Region of T'bilisi. The nearest places are Anaga-Dzveli (5km), Tsiteli-Tskaro (5km), Tsnori (6500 people , 15km), Kvemo-Bodbe (18km), Adzhylygbina (23km), and 54 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Signakhi (15km), Zemo Kedi (28km), (35km), Lagodekhi (36km), Kvareli (48km), and 7 more. 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 730000 people 41
50 km 330000 people 42
20 km 39000 people 31
10 km 12000 people 39

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