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M 5.7 in Peru on 29 Nov 2017 06:29 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Earthquake event

Population map close up
Population map close up. (Source: JRC)
  • Magnitude: 5.7 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us2000bvsl
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -14.4747, -76.3145
  • Time (UTC): 29 Nov 2017 06:29:05
  • Time (ECT): 29 Nov 2017 07:29:05
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (PER)

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
1189350 0.01

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1189350
0.01 realtime 2017-11-29 07:46:24 No people affected 0
  Earthquake 206595
0.05 realtime 2017-11-29 07:46:24 490 thousand No people affected 0
  Shakemap 1
0.01 realtime 2017-11-29 07:47:42 No people affected No people affected 0
29 Nov 2017 06:29 5.7M, 10km 4.15 490 thousand 00:16 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details


Population near epicenter
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

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.

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

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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.

Nearby and affected airports
Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Pisco PIO 12 Civ. Paved Yes 9900 81 km
Major ports
Name LOCODE Country Distance
General San Martin PEGSM Peru 74 km
Pisco PEPIO Peru 84 km

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