Earthquake Loss Estimate
The following Earthquake has been Reported:
Origin Time: 2014/05/05 11:08:43.0
Region: THAILAND
Latitude: 19.7026 N
Longitude: 99.6825 E
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 7.4 km
Source: USGS/GFZ
ESTIMATE OF HUMAN LOSSES
Injured Exp. min/max: 300/2000
Fatalities Exp. min/max: 100/600
ALERT LEVEL
MAP OF MEAN DAMAGE BY SETTLEMENT
LEGEND
REMARKS: There are 27 small settlements within 10 km of the epicenter and about 100 within 20 km. GFZ estimates M6.2 and depth of moment tensor 10 km in which case Imax=8 instead of 9. With these intensities Casualties are likely.
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ESTIMATED EXPOSURE
IntensityPopulation
V516374
VI290143
VII133750
VIII36960
IX6160
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_5May2014.xls