Jun 8, 2017

Green earthquake alert (5.1M,depth:6.5km) in United States at 6/8/2017 5:01:19 PM

Green Earthquake in United States


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


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:6.5km
  • 08 Jun 2017 17:01:19 UTC
  • 132766 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 5.1 M
  • Depth: 6.5 km (very shallow)
  • Source: PTWC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 19.332, -155.121
  • Time (UTC): 08 Jun 2017 17:01:19
  • Time (ECT): 08 Jun 2017 19:01:19

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inUnited States, State of Hawaii (population 1,153,336). The nearest places are Royal Gardens (4km), Kupaahu (6km), Kalapana (10km), Fern Forest ( <1000 people , 14km), Glenwood (17km), and 37 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Rainshed (20km), Mountain View Airstrip (22km), Hilo Hospital (39km), Hilo International (runway 9800ft, 41km), Pahala Airstrip (43km), and 11 more. The nearest ports are Hilo (43km), Honuapo (57km), Kauhako Bay (86km), Milolii (89km), Napoopoo (90km), and 1 more.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 100000 people 5
50 km 96000 people 12
20 km 5700 people 4
10 km <1000 people 0



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