M 5.6 in Chile on 12 Jun 2017 02:43 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: 5.6M
Depth: 26.01 Km
Lat/Lon: -31.5048 , -71.7619
Event Date: 12 Jun 2017 02:43 UTC
Exposed Population: 130000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us20009lwp
Inserted at: 12 Jun 2017 03:06 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
1170407 0.22 12 Jun 2017 02:43 5.6M, 26.01km 5.15 130 thousand 00:22 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Chile , Region of Coquimbo (population 520,420) . The nearest places are Angostura, Quillaicillo, Huentelauquén, Mincha, Maitencillo, Canela Baja, Tunga de Petorca, Las Palmas, Quelón, Chigualoco, and La Angostura.

Radius Population
100 km 110000 people
75 km 61000 people
50 km 10000 people
20 km <1000 people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Coquimbo Chile 520000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Angostura Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 18 km
Quillaicillo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 20 km
Huentelauquén Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 21 km
Mincha Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 28 km
Maitencillo Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 29 km
Canela Baja Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 30 km
Tunga de Petorca Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 31 km
Las Palmas Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 33 km
Quelón Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 33 km
Chigualoco Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 34 km
Canela Alta Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 36 km
Ilta Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 37 km
Gauchal Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 38 km
Doña Juana Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 40 km
Casuto Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 44 km
Conchalí Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 47 km
La Mostaza Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 48 km
Los Vilos Coquimbo Chile Village4 - 49 km
Quelón Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 50 km
Las Vacas Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 50 km
Cuzcuz Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 50 km
Pintacura Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 52 km
Choapa Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 54 km
Illapel Coquimbo Chile City 22000 people 56 km
Maitencillo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 60 km
Totoralillo Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 61 km
Limahuida Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 61 km
Aucó Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 61 km
El Socavón Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 63 km
Matancilas Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 66 km
Tahuinco Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 67 km
Pupío Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 67 km
Las Astas Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 68 km
El Espino Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 68 km
Llahuín Coquimbo Chile Village6 - 69 km
La Angostura Valparaíso 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
Auco 431 0 60 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Los Vilos CLLOS Chile 48 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Cogoti Cogoti Huatulame 1939 84 km

More information

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