M 6.3 in Bolivia on 15 Mar 2019 05:03 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: 6.3M
Depth: 358.34 Km
Lat/Lon: -17.8571 , -65.8913
Event Date: 15 Mar 2019 05:03 UTC
Exposed Population: 1860000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000jg5z
Inserted at: 15 Mar 2019 05:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 5.4 (Bolivia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000jg5z Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1252281 0 15 Mar 2019 05:03 6.3M, 358.34km 3.478 1.9 million 00:22 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* 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 Bolivia , Department of Cochabamba (population 1,204,517) . The nearest places are Chilcari, Andenpampa, Morochata, Anzaldo, Charca, La Viña, Jatun Chimba, Pan Azucar, Palca, Chaupi Molino, and Bolívar.

Radius Population
100 km 1.8 million people
75 km 1.6 million people
50 km 280000 people
20 km 26000 people
10 km 6200 people
5 km 1600 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Cochabamba Bolivia 1.2 million people
Potosi Bolivia 810000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Chilcari Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 5 km
Andenpampa Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 7 km
Morochata Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 8 km
Anzaldo Cochabamba Bolivia Village4 - 9 km
Charca Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 12 km
La Viña Cochabamba Bolivia Village5 - 13 km
Jatun Chimba Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 13 km
Pan Azucar Cochabamba Bolivia Village5 - 13 km
Palca Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 14 km
Chaupi Molino Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 16 km
Challagui Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 18 km
Escalón Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 19 km
Quellumayu Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 20 km
Aranpampo Potosi Bolivia Village5 - 20 km
Estancia Tocman Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 20 km
Taconi Potosi Bolivia Village6 - 20 km
Sivincani Cochabamba Bolivia Village5 - 23 km
Estancia Inca Corral Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 24 km
Siquimira Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 24 km
Estancia Cala Cala Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 25 km
Acacio Potosí Bolivia Village5 - 25 km
Toco Cochabamba Bolivia Village5 - 25 km
Cocoma Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 26 km
Calaota Potosi Bolivia Village6 - 26 km
Challa Willkhi Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 26 km
Muela Cochabamba Bolivia Village5 - 28 km
Alalay Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 29 km
Catacora Potosi Bolivia Village6 - 29 km
Tarata Cochabamba Bolivia Village4 7900 people 30 km
Cliza Cochabamba Bolivia Village4 8600 people 30 km
Villa Viscarra Cochabamba Bolivia Village5 - 31 km
Villacabamba Potosi Bolivia Village5 - 31 km
Pucahuasi Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 31 km
Chilicchi Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 32 km
Yambata Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 32 km
Tipuani Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 32 km
Arani Cochabamba Bolivia Village4 3800 people 34 km
Santiago Potosi Bolivia Village6 - 34 km
Punata Cochabamba Bolivia Village4 14000 people 34 km
Ayacucho Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 34 km
Pacpaya Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 34 km
Torotoro Potosí Bolivia Village4 - 34 km
Arbieto Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 35 km
Tolata Cochabamba Bolivia Village5 - 36 km
Coyaviri Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 36 km
San Benito Cochabamba Bolivia Village5 - 36 km
Comunidad Pampa Chungua Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 37 km
San Nicolás Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 37 km
Molinos Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 37 km
Pilpina Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 38 km
Abra Sivingani Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 38 km
Huaraca Potosi Bolivia Village6 - 38 km
La Villa Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 39 km
Charahuaico Potosi Bolivia Village6 - 39 km
Piscumayu Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 40 km
Rodeopampa Potosi Bolivia Village6 - 40 km
Copapujio Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 40 km
Santa María Potosí Bolivia Village5 - 40 km
Capinota Cochabamba Bolivia Village4 5000 people 42 km
Estancia Casi Casi Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 43 km
Chiñata Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 44 km
Tablamayo Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 44 km
Pajcha Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 44 km
Huayra-Puncu Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 45 km
Chihualla Potosi Bolivia Village6 - 45 km
Vacas Cochabamba Bolivia Village5 - 45 km
Tijte Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 45 km
Aguada Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 45 km
San Pedro Potosí Bolivia Village5 - 47 km
Pucusucu Potosi Bolivia Village6 - 47 km
Pajchapata Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 47 km
Sicaya Cochabamba Bolivia Village5 - 47 km
Acahuani Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 47 km
Huaycha Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 47 km
Jatunmayu Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 48 km
Calachilla Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 48 km
Ushpa Ushpa Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 49 km
Totani Potosi Bolivia Village6 - 49 km
Estancia Umani Cochabamba Bolivia Village5 - 49 km
Ulluchuma Cochabamba Bolivia Village5 - 50 km
San Vicente Cochabamba Bolivia Village5 - 50 km
Nacoyo Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 51 km
Pucará Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 51 km
Chapi Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 51 km
Chiro Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 51 km
Tiraque Cochabamba Bolivia Village4 - 51 km
Sacaba Cochabamba Bolivia Village4 - 52 km
Paredones Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 52 km
Limpia Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 53 km
Santa Rita Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 53 km
Carasi Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 54 km
Pocona Cochabamba Bolivia Village5 - 54 km
Cauta Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 54 km
Arque Cochabamba Bolivia Village4 - 54 km
Vila Vila Potosi Bolivia Village6 - 55 km
Colcha Cochabamba Bolivia Village5 - 56 km
Carasi Potosi Bolivia Village6 - 56 km
Chaquilaguna Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 56 km
Quenamari Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 56 km
Aguirre Cochabamba Bolivia Village6 - 57 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
Jorge Wilsterman CBB 2548 Civ. Paved Yes 12400 57 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Lago del Eden La Angostura Sulti 1945 42 km
Corani Corani 1965 70 km

More information

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