Earthquake Loss Estimate
The following Earthquake has been Reported:
Origin Time: 2013/04/20 00:02:48.0
Region: SICHUAN, CHINA
Latitude: 30.32 N
Longitude: 102.91 E
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 16 km
Source: GFZ/USGS
ESTIMATE OF HUMAN LOSSES
Injured Exp. min/max: 1500/12000
Fatalities Exp. min/max: 400/3500
ALERT LEVEL
MAP OF MEAN DAMAGE BY SETTLEMENT
LEGEND
REMARKS: Magnitude estimates range from 6.7 to 6.9. This estimate is probably a worst case one. Only relatively small settlements within 15 km.
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ESTIMATED EXPOSURE
IntensityPopulation
V6,400,000
VI2,000,000
VII733,000
VIII303,000
IX43,000
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.