Earthquake Loss Estimate
The following Earthquake has been Reported:
Origin Time: 2013/09/24 11:29:49.0
Region: PAKISTAN
Latitude: 27.07 N
Longitude: 65.56 E
Magnitude: 7.8
Depth: 15 km
Source: USGS/GFZ
ESTIMATE OF HUMAN LOSSES
Injured Exp. min/max: 8000/14000
Fatalities Exp. min/max: 2600/4500
ALERT LEVEL
MAP OF MEAN DAMAGE BY SETTLEMENT
LEGEND
REMARKS: The results presented here are for the worst case, and after several depths and magnitudes have been considered. Luckily the settlements in the epicentral area are sparse and small. Nevertheless, this is a major disaster even if some of the smaller magnitudes and deeper depths are actually correct. Different estimate are M7.3, depth 46km.
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ESTIMATED EXPOSURE
IntensityPopulation
V1,600,000
VI344,000
VII154,000
VIII46,000
IX20,000
X6,300
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.