Earthquake Loss Estimate
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
ALERT LEVEL
MAP OF MEAN DAMAGE BY SETTLEMENT
LEGEND
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.
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ESTIMATED EXPOSURE
IntensityPopulation
V6000000
VI2300000
VII400000
VIII30000
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.