M 6.2 in Chile on 10 Apr 2018 10:19 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: 6.2M
Depth: 76.08 Km
Lat/Lon: -30.9862 , -71.5566
Event Date: 10 Apr 2018 10:19 UTC
Exposed Population: 230000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000dxfc
Inserted at: 10 Apr 2018 10:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 3 (Chile)

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
1206218 0.01 10 Apr 2018 10:19 6.2M, 76.08km 5.57 240 thousand 0m (at 00:00) 00:11 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Chile , Region of Coquimbo (population 520,420) . The nearest places are Maitencillo, Peña Blanca, El Ajial, Las Damas, Alcones, Chalinga, Quilitapia, Angostura, Las Palmas, Centinela, and Quelón.

Radius Population
100 km 230000 people
75 km 170000 people
50 km 43000 people
20 km 6000 people
10 km 2100 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Coquimbo Chile 520000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Maitencillo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 8 km
Peña Blanca Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 10 km
El Ajial Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 18 km
Las Damas Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 21 km
Alcones Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 23 km
Chalinga Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 29 km
Quilitapia Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 30 km
Angostura Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 31 km
Las Palmas Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 31 km
Centinela Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 33 km
Salala Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 34 km
Punitaqui Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 34 km
Maitencillo Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 35 km
Camarico Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 35 km
Soco Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 36 km
Barraza Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 40 km
Huilmo Alto Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 40 km
Los Hornitos Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 41 km
El Soruco Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 41 km
San Julián Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 43 km
Altar Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 43 km
Vaca Muerta Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 44 km
La Torre Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 46 km
Trapiche Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 46 km
La Ligua Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 47 km
Canela Baja Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 47 km
Quelón Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 47 km
Quillaicillo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 47 km
Cerillos Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 48 km
San Lorenzo Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 49 km
San Marcos Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 49 km
Canela Alta Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 49 km
Limarí Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 49 km
Los Morales Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 51 km
La Chimba Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 51 km
Casas Punta de Guana Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 54 km
Ovalle Coquimbo Chile Village4 75000 people 55 km
Cogotí Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 55 km
Sotaquí Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 56 km
Pama Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 56 km
Angostura Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 57 km
Combarabala Coquimbo Chile Village4 - 57 km
Pachingo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 58 km
Llahuín Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 58 km
Los Sapos Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 59 km
La Paloma Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 60 km
Guamalata Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 60 km
Rincón del Talhuén Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 60 km
El Palqui Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 60 km
Villaseca Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 61 km
Guatulame Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 61 km
El Espino Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 63 km
Cárdamo Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 63 km
La Chacarilla Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 65 km
Huentelauquén Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 66 km
Monte Patria Coquimbo Chile Village5 13000 people 67 km
Incienso Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 67 km
Mincha Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 67 km
Panulcillo Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 67 km
Recoleta Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 67 km
Quelón Coquimbo 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
Santa Rosa de Tabali 239 0 37 km
Ovalle OVL unknown 0 73 km
Auco 431 0 78 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Cogoti Cogoti Huatulame 1939 45 km
Paloma Paloma Grande 1967 59 km
Recoleta Recoleta Hurtado 1934 70 km

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