Earthquake Loss Estimate
The following Earthquake has been Reported:
Origin Time: 2014/04/10 23:27:46.0
Region: NICARAGUA
Latitude: 12.5391 N
Longitude: -86.4704 W
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10 km
Source: GFZ/USGS
ESTIMATE OF HUMAN LOSSES
Injured Exp. min/max: 50/1000
Fatalities Exp. min/max: 0/300
ALERT LEVEL
MAP OF MEAN DAMAGE BY SETTLEMENT
LEGEND
REMARKS: These results are the worst case with depth of 10km, which is probably too shallow. If we accept M5.7 by GFZ and use 15 km depth, then one would expect 0 to 10 fatalities.
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ESTIMATED EXPOSURE
IntensityPopulation
V1590285
VI252783
VII58405
VIII22230
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.
Attachment: Summary_11Apr2014.xls