
The following Earthquake has been Reported: Origin Time: 2012/11/07 16:35:48.0 Region: GUATEMALA Latitude: 14.19 N Longitude: 91.9599 W Magnitude: 7.4 Depth: 25 km Source: USGS/GFZ/TWC  ESTIMATE OF HUMAN LOSSES Injured Exp. min/max: 100/2000 Fatalities Exp. min/max: 0/200 
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MAP OF MEAN DAMAGE BY SETTLEMENT  
 

 REMARKS: Assuming the depth is 25 km rather than 10 km as estimated, then the aove losses are expected with M7.4 (an average value of the three agencies mentioned above.) Luckily the section of the coast near the epicenter is sparsely populated. 

  
 ESTIMATED EXPOSURE  Intensity  Population  V  6000000  VI  2300000  VII  400000  VIII  30000  IX   X   XI   XII  




DISCLAIMER: Our calculations consider the effects of building damage due to strong shaking, only. The damage due to tsunami, landslides, fires, etc. is not included. There is no guarantee that this loss estimate is correct. WAPMERR is not responsible for any problems resulting from the use of the information presented in this email and on WAPMERR's website. Contact: Max Wyss, wapmerr@maxwyss.com, tel. +41 (0)79 749 4894. 
