M 4.8 in Ecuador on 14 Feb 2019 06:24 UTC
EQ parameters
Shakemap
Tsunami

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: 4.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 0.6528 , -77.7826
Event Date: 14 Feb 2019 06:24 UTC
Exposed Population: 1830000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000jhs0
Inserted at: 14 Feb 2019 07:25 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.3 (Ecuador)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Ecuador= 4.3; Colombia= 4

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000jhs0 Scaled population 6.38  
  C1 earthquake 2.46  
  C2 earthquake -2.57  
  Country Vulnerability -0.1  
  INFORM_normalised 0.9  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1248776 0 14 Feb 2019 06:24 4.8M, 10km N/A 1.8 million 01:01 NEIC
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Ecuador , Province of Carchi (population 155,402) . The nearest places are Pioter, La Primavera, Hacienda El Salado, San Gabriel, Montufar, Hacienda Altamirano, Arrayán, La Estrelita, Hacienda Tanyolpud, Hacienda La Ranchería, and Santander.

Radius Population
100 km 1.8 million people
75 km 1 million people
50 km 530000 people
20 km 120000 people
10 km 42000 people
5 km 5100 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Carchi Ecuador 150000 people
Sucumbios Ecuador 76000 people
Narino Colombia 1.1 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pioter Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 0 km
La Primavera Carchi Ecuador Village5 - 6 km
Hacienda El Salado Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 8 km
San Gabriel Carchi Ecuador Village5 14000 people 8 km
Montufar Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 10 km
Hacienda Altamirano Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 11 km
Arrayán Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 13 km
La Estrelita Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 13 km
Hacienda Tanyolpud Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 13 km
Hacienda La Ranchería Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 16 km
Hacienda Pisán Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 17 km
El Ángel Carchi Ecuador Village5 4700 people 18 km
Pulcás Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 18 km
Tufiño Nariño Colombia Village6 - 18 km
Julio Carchi Ecuador Village5 - 18 km
Chiles Narino Colombia Village6 - 19 km
Tulcán Carchi Ecuador Village4 - 19 km
Monjas Carchi Ecuador Village5 - 21 km
El Carmelo Nariño Colombia Village6 - 21 km
Hacienda Pucará Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 22 km
Quitasol Sucumbios Ecuador Village6 - 22 km
Carlosama Narino Colombia Village5 - 24 km
Ipiales Narino Colombia Village4 77000 people 24 km
Hacienda Casateja Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 25 km
Hacienda Alor Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 26 km
Cuetial Narino Colombia Village6 - 26 km
Aldana Nariño Colombia Village6 1900 people 27 km
Cumbal Narino Colombia Village6 7300 people 27 km
Hato Viejo Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 28 km
Santa Bárbara Sucumbios Ecuador Village6 - 28 km
Potosí Nariño Colombia Village6 - 29 km
El Tambo Nariño Colombia Village6 - 30 km
Monte Olivo Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 30 km
Pusir Chico Carchi Ecuador Village5 - 31 km
Chorrillos Narino Colombia Village6 - 31 km
Mira Carchi Ecuador Village5 - 31 km
José María Hernández Narino Colombia Village6 - 31 km
Chuga Imbabura Ecuador Village6 - 33 km
La Playa Sucumbios Ecuador Village6 - 33 km
El Moran Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 33 km
Hacienda Carpuela Imbabura Ecuador Village6 - 33 km
Hacienda El Habra Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 34 km
Miraflores Narino Colombia Village6 - 34 km
Arrayanes Narino Colombia Village6 - 34 km
Guachucal Nariño Colombia Village6 3900 people 35 km
Pimampiro Imbabura Ecuador Village6 7200 people 35 km
Muellamés Narino Colombia Village6 - 35 km
Perdida Sucumbios Ecuador Village6 - 35 km
La Sofía Sucumbios Ecuador Village6 - 35 km
San Antonio Narino Colombia Village6 - 36 km
Hacienda Mascarilla Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 37 km
Gualmatán Nariño Colombia Village6 2500 people 37 km
La Bonita Sucumbios Ecuador Village5 - 37 km
Casafría Narino Colombia Village6 - 38 km
Punte Palo Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 38 km
Aloburo Imbabura Ecuador Village6 - 38 km
San José Narino Colombia Village6 - 39 km
La Concepción Imbabura Ecuador Village5 - 39 km
San Francisco de Sigsipamba Imbabura Ecuador Village6 - 40 km
Colimba Narino Colombia Village6 - 40 km
El Páramo Narino Colombia Village6 - 41 km
Chaupi Guaranguí Imbabura Ecuador Village6 - 41 km
Salinas Imbabura Ecuador Village5 - 42 km
Hacienda Naranjal Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 43 km
Maicira Narino Colombia Village6 - 43 km
Sapuyes Nariño Colombia Village6 2500 people 44 km
Iles Narino Colombia Village5 1800 people 45 km
Mariano Acosto Imbabura Ecuador Village6 - 45 km
Salado Narino Colombia Village6 - 45 km
El Espino Narino Colombia Village6 - 45 km
Puebloviejo Narino Colombia Village6 - 45 km
Maldonado Carchi Ecuador Village5 - 46 km
El Gaaltal Carchi Ecuador Village6 - 46 km
Chambú Narino Colombia Village6 - 46 km
Naranjito Imbabura Ecuador Village6 - 46 km
Hacienda Yuracruz Imbabura Ecuador Village6 - 46 km
Hacienda Inviola Imbabura Ecuador Village6 - 47 km
Hacienda Tababuela Imbabura Ecuador Village6 - 47 km
Guadua Imbabura Ecuador Village6 - 47 km
Planada Sucumbios Ecuador Village6 - 48 km
Cunchila Narino Colombia Village6 - 49 km
Ibarra Imbabura Ecuador City 100000 people 50 km
Guadual Imbabura Ecuador Village6 - 51 km
Ospina Nariño Colombia Village6 2700 people 51 km
El Guabo Narino Colombia Village6 - 51 km
Túquerres Narino Colombia Village5 18000 people 51 km
Cahuasquí Imbabura Ecuador Village6 - 52 km
Pigunchuela Imbabura Ecuador Village5 - 53 km
Barquilla Sucumbios Ecuador Village6 - 54 km
Chapal Narino Colombia Village6 - 54 km
La Esperanza Imbabura Ecuador Village5 - 54 km
El Pedregal Narino Colombia Village6 - 55 km
Imués Nariño Colombia Village6 - 55 km
Cuarchu Narino Colombia Village6 - 55 km
Jijón y Caamaño Imbabura Ecuador Village6 - 55 km
Cualcha Narino Colombia Village6 - 56 km
Angochagua Imbabura Ecuador Village5 - 56 km
San Antonio Narino Colombia Village6 - 56 km
Las Vegas Narino Colombia Village6 - 57 km
Chingual Sucumbios Ecuador Village6 - 58 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
El Rosal Teniente Guerrero TUA 2951 Civ. Paved Yes 8000 19 km
San Luis IPI 2975 Civ. Paved Yes 5700 26 km
Atahualpa 2227 Civ. Paved No 6500 53 km
Antonio Narino PSO 1814 Civ. Paved No 7100 99 km

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