M 5.7 in Peru on 29 Nov 2017 06:29 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: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -14.4747 , -76.3145
Event Date: 29 Nov 2017 06:29 UTC
Exposed Population: 480000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000bvsl
Inserted at: 29 Nov 2017 06:46 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (PER)

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1189350 0.01 29 Nov 2017 06:29 5.7M, 10km 4.15 490 thousand 00:16 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Peru , Department of Ica (population 593,300) . The nearest places are Punta Grande, Laguna Grande, Faro del Infiernillo, Salinas de Otuma, Pozo Santo, Parakas, Santiago, and Ocucaje.

Radius Population
100 km 480000 people
75 km 5500 people
50 km <1000 people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Ica Peru 590000 people
Huancavelica Peru 380000 people
Lima Peru 8.1 million people
Ayacucho Peru 580000 people
Arequipa Peru 1 million people
Junin Peru 1.2 million people
Callao Peru 630000 people
Apurimac Peru 380000 people
Cusco Peru 1.1 million people
Pasco Peru 300000 people
Ucayali Peru 250000 people
Ancash Peru 1 million people
Huanuco Peru 620000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Punta Grande Ica Peru Village6 - 26 km
Laguna Grande Ica Peru Village5 - 37 km
Faro del Infiernillo Ica Peru Village6 - 48 km
Salinas de Otuma Ica Peru Village6 - 51 km
Pozo Santo Ica Peru Village5 - 69 km
Parakas Ica Peru Village5 - 70 km
Santiago Ica Peru Village5 10000 people 70 km
Ocucaje Ica Peru Village5 - 70 km

Critical infrastructure

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


Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Pisco PIO 12 Civ. Paved Yes 9900 81 km


Name LOCODE Country Distance
General San Martin PEGSM Peru 74 km
Pisco PEPIO Peru 84 km

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