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M 5.6 in Peru on 11 Aug 2017 21:45 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Earthquake event

Population map close up
Population map close up. (Source: JRC)
  • Magnitude: 5.6 M
  • Depth: 41 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC us2000a7gq
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -16.2978, -73.4742
  • Time (UTC): 11 Aug 2017 21:45:09
  • Time (ECT): 11 Aug 2017 23:45:09

Event time line

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IDAlertScore DateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1177097 0.03

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1177097
1 realtime 2017-08-12 00:04:37 80 thousand 0
  Earthquake 194697
0.03 realtime 2017-08-12 00:04:36 80 thousand Few people affected 0
Close
11 Aug 2017 21:45 5.6M, 34.74km N/A 80 thousand 00:18 NEIC NEIC
1177099 0

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1177099
1 realtime 2017-08-12 01:51:27 80 thousand 0
  Earthquake 194699
0.05 realtime 2017-08-12 01:51:27 80 thousand Few people affected 0
Close
11 Aug 2017 21:45 5.6M, 41km 4.46 80 thousand 02:06 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

Population

Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km 80000 people
75 km 25000 people
50 km 10000 people
20 km <1000 people
10 km <1000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km no people

The earthquake happened in Peru , Department of Arequipa (population 1,079,500) . The nearest places are La Bodega, Cerro de Arena, El Desaire, Puerto Atico, La Punta, Pescadores, Ceniceros, Huishuipampa, Chiguay, Platanal, and Torrecilla.

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Arequipa Peru 1 million people

Affected Populated Places

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
La Bodega Arequipa Peru Village6 - 9 km
Cerro de Arena Arequipa Peru Village5 - 15 km
El Desaire Arequipa Peru Village6 - 17 km
Puerto Atico Arequipa Peru Village6 - 20 km
La Punta Arequipa Peru Village6 - 25 km
Pescadores Arequipa Peru Village5 - 26 km
Ceniceros Arequipa Peru Village6 - 35 km
Huishuipampa Arequipa Peru Village6 - 36 km
Chiguay Arequipa Peru Village6 - 37 km
Platanal Arequipa Peru Village6 - 37 km
Pedregal Arequipa Peru Village5 - 42 km
Estancia Moro Arequipa Peru Village6 - 42 km
Urasqui Arequipa Peru Village5 - 44 km
Corral de Apuaca Arequipa Peru Village6 - 46 km
Punta de Lobos Arequipa Peru Village6 - 51 km
Iquipe Arequipa Peru Village5 - 52 km
Mina Calpa Arequipa Peru Village5 - 55 km
Cunocuno Arequipa Peru Village5 - 56 km
Ispaca Arequipa Peru Village6 - 57 km
Ananta Arequipa Peru Village5 - 57 km
Caravelí Arequipa Peru Village5 - 59 km
San Juan Arequipa Peru Village6 - 63 km
Choco Arequipa Peru Village6 - 66 km
Torrecilla Arequipa Peru Village5 - 67 km

Critical infrastructure

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

Nearby and affected airports
Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Camana 65 Civ. Unpaved No 3200 92 km
Major ports
Name LOCODE Country Distance
Atico PEATI Peru 25 km

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