M 4.5 in Chile on 16 Feb 2017 19:39 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 18.93 Km
Lat/Lon: -35.8204 , -73.8069
Event Date: 16 Feb 2017 19:39 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us20008kaw
Inserted at: 17 Feb 2017 00:03 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 3 (CHL)

Gdacs Score

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1157706 0 16 Feb 2017 19:39 4.5M, 18.93km N/A No people affected 04:23 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Chile , Region of Bio-Bio (population 1,789,433) .

Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Bio-Bio Chile 1.7 million people
Maule Chile 860000 people
Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins Chile 710000 people
Araucania Chile 800000 people
Neuquen Argentina 400000 people
Valparaiso Chile 1.4 million people
Region Metropolitana Chile 5.1 million people
Mendoza Argentina 1.4 million people
Los Lagos Chile 970000 people
Coquimbo Chile 520000 people

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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