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Estimated Population Exposure to Earthquake Shaking
|Estimated Modified Mercalli Intensity||I||II-III||IV||V||VI||VII||VIII||IX||X|
|Est. Population Exposure||–*||119k*||21,602k||4,846k||1,436k||159k||31k||0||0|
|Perceived Shaking||Not Felt||Weak||Light||Moderate||Strong||Very Strong||Severe||Violent||Extreme|
|Potential Structure Damage||Resistant||none||none||none||V.Light||Light||Moderate||Moderate/Heavy||Heavy||V.Heavy|
*Estimated exposure only includes population within calculated shake map area. (k = x1,000)
Structure Information Summary
Overall, the population in this region resides in structures that are highly vulnerable to earthquake shaking, though some resistant structures exist.
Recent earthquakes in this area have caused secondary hazards such as landslides that might have contributed to losses.
Selected Cities Exposed
from GeoNames Database of Cities with 1,000 or more residents.