Earthquake Loss Estimate
The following Earthquake has been Reported:
Origin Time: 2013/08/16 02:31:08.0
Region: COOK STRAIT, NEW ZEALAND
Latitude: -41.75 S
Longitude: 174.26 E
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 10 km
Source: GFZ/USGS/TWC
ESTIMATE OF HUMAN LOSSES
Injured Exp. min/max: 0/20
Fatalities Exp. min/max: 0/10
ALERT LEVEL
MAP OF MEAN DAMAGE BY SETTLEMENT
LEGEND
REMARKS: GFZ estimates M6.4, EMSC and TWC estimate M6.8 like the USGS. Although close to shore, 5 settlements within 25 km are small.
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ESTIMATED EXPOSURE
IntensityPopulation
V921000
VI24000
VII16000
VIII4000
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.