M 6.3 in Chile on 10 Oct 2017 06:32 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: 6.3M
Depth: 82.43 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.5212 , -69.6411
Event Date: 10 Oct 2017 06:32 UTC
Exposed Population: 500000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000b3dm
Inserted at: 10 Oct 2017 06:48 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 5.4 (BOL)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: BOL= 5.4; PER= 4.6; CHL= 3

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
1183462 0.01 10 Oct 2017 06:32 6.3M, 82.43km 5.05 500 thousand 00:15 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Chile , Region of Tarapaca (population 350,373) . The nearest places are Pachani, Livilcar, Potrero Grande, Belén, Episcacha, Umagata, Ancovilque, Saxamar, Ausipar, Santa Elena, and Caquena.

Radius Population
100 km 500000 people
75 km 210000 people
50 km 6400 people
20 km 2000 people
10 km <1000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Tarapaca Chile 350000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pachani Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 4 km
Livilcar Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 10 km
Potrero Grande Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 12 km
Belén Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 14 km
Episcacha Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 16 km
Umagata Tarapacá Chile Village5 - 16 km
Ancovilque Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 17 km
Saxamar Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 17 km
Ausipar Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 20 km
Santa Elena Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 21 km
Timar Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 26 km
Zapahuire Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 26 km
Cobija Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 28 km
Chironta Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 28 km
Timalchaca Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 28 km
Zapahuira Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 29 km
Socoroma Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 30 km
Chapisca Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 32 km
Chitita Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 33 km
Campamento Experimental Misituni Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 34 km
Pampa Ossa Tarapaca Chile Village5 - 35 km
Aico Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 36 km
Central Tarapacá Chile Village5 - 36 km
Amazac Tarapacá Chile Village5 - 36 km
Putre Tarapacá Chile Village5 - 37 km
Ofragía Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 38 km
Puquios Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 39 km
Itiza Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 42 km
Casa Grande Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 42 km
Choquelimpie Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 43 km
Linderos Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 44 km
Las Cuevas Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 44 km
Ancalle Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 45 km
Poconchile Tarapacá Chile Village5 - 45 km
La Proa Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 47 km
Pachica Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 47 km
Esquiña Tarapacá Chile Village5 - 48 km
Chuviri Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 49 km
Guancarane Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 49 km
Cochiza Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 50 km
Carbonire Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 50 km
Iltapata Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 50 km
Guancarane Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 50 km
Pintatane Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 50 km
Guallatiri Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 50 km
Chilpa Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 51 km
Calaunsa Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 53 km
Arepunra Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 53 km
Parinacota Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 53 km
Taltape Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 53 km
Estación Rosario Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 55 km
Chungará Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 56 km
Churigualla Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 57 km
Azapa Chico Tarapacá Chile Village5 - 57 km
Lauca Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 57 km
Ajata Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 58 km
Caritaya Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 58 km
Jaroma Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 58 km
Alcérreca Tarapacá Chile Village5 - 59 km
Pailcoaillo Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 59 km
Chaqui Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 59 km
Cortacollo Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 59 km
Camarones Tarapacá Chile Village5 - 59 km
Arojane Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 60 km
Taruguire Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 60 km
Cutijmaya Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 60 km
Chaca Tarapacá Chile Village5 - 62 km
Miñita Tarapacá Chile Village5 - 63 km
Japu Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 64 km
Paquisa Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 64 km
Colpita Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 65 km
Castilluma Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 65 km
Cauñani Tacna Peru Village6 - 67 km
Conanoxa Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 67 km
Estancia Gutierez Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 69 km
Charipujo Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 69 km
Paga Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 69 km
Qquecalane Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 69 km
Macava Oruro Bolivia Village6 - 69 km
Chinchorro Tarapaca Chile Village6 - 70 km
Caquena Tarapacá Chile Village6 - 70 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Chacalluta ARI 55 Civ. Paved Yes 7100 76 km
Cor Fap Carlos C Santa Rosa TCQ 468 Civ. Paved Yes 8200 85 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Arica CLARI Chile 73 km

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