Green alert: earthquake M 5.1 in India on 12/6/2017 3:19:50 PM

By Newsroom America Feeds at 6 Dec 10:57

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 5.1 in India on 06 Dec 2017 15:19 UTC

GDACS Alert based on "Earthquake Parameter" alerting model

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: M5.1Depth: 10 KmEvent Date UTC: 06 Dec 2017 15:19Exposed Population: 1500000 people within 100km

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

See the GDACS website for live news coverage (including OCHA Situation Reports), the full earthquake report

For information on emergency response, please consult the GDACS Virtual OSOCC.

Earthquake Event Impact Details

The earthquake happened inIndia, State of Uttar Pradesh (population 147,248,800). The nearest places are Gaundar (7km), Kedarnath ( <1000 people , 15km), Gaurikund (18km), Barmoar (22km), Badarinath (27km), and 31 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Bharkot (84km). There are no known ports nearby.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km 850000 people 48 50 km 390000 people 50 20 km 24000 people 19 10 km 4700 people 15


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