M 5.6 in Peru on 25 Jan 2019 04:45 UTC
EQ parameters
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: 5.6M
Depth: 57.48 Km
Lat/Lon: -14.5252 , -75.3858
Event Date: 25 Jan 2019 04:45 UTC
Exposed Population: 450000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j8n4
Inserted at: 25 Jan 2019 05:05 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Peru)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000j8n4 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1246139 0 25 Jan 2019 04:45 5.6M, 57.48km 4.33 460 thousand 00:20 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 Peru , Department of Ica (population 593,300) . The nearest places are Gamonal, Huayuri, Pampa Blanca, Santa Cruz, Chillo, Lacra, Salineras Las Piletas, Palpa, Changuilla, Gramadal, and Pirca.

Radius Population
100 km 450000 people
75 km 420000 people
50 km 34000 people
20 km 4100 people
10 km <1000 people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Ica Peru 590000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Gamonal Ica Peru Village6 - 9 km
Huayuri Ica Peru Village6 - 9 km
Pampa Blanca Ica Peru Village6 - 11 km
Santa Cruz Ica Peru Village5 - 15 km
Chillo Ica Peru Village6 - 18 km
Lacra Ica Peru Village6 - 19 km
Salineras Las Piletas Ica Peru Village6 - 21 km
Palpa Ica Peru Village5 5800 people 22 km
Changuilla Ica Peru Village5 - 24 km
Gramadal Ica Peru Village6 - 25 km
Toma Luz Ica Peru Village5 - 25 km
Coyungo Ica Peru Village5 - 28 km
Cieneguillas Ica Peru Village6 - 28 km
Callango Ica Peru Village5 - 29 km
Gramadal Ica Peru Village6 - 29 km
Zamaca Ica Peru Village5 - 30 km
Saramarca Ayacucho Peru Village6 - 31 km
Agua Salada Ica Peru Village6 - 31 km
Chiquenillo Ica Peru Village6 - 33 km
Estudiantes Ica Peru Village6 - 33 km
Huarajo Ica Peru Village5 - 33 km
Huarangal Ica Peru Village6 - 35 km
Ocucaje Ica Peru Village5 - 37 km
Tingue Ica Peru Village5 <1000 people 37 km
Molletambo Ica Peru Village5 - 37 km
Montegrande Ica Peru Village5 - 37 km
El Ingenio Ayacucho Peru Village5 - 37 km
Palcamarca Ica Peru Village6 - 38 km
La Cantera Ica Peru Village6 - 40 km
Orongo Ica Peru Village6 - 41 km
Quemado Ica Peru Village5 - 42 km
Santa Dominguita Ica Peru Village5 - 42 km
Cuchuhuasi Ayacucho Peru Village6 - 44 km
La Yapana Ica Peru Village5 - 45 km
Pacainihua Ayacucho Peru Village6 - 46 km
Cures Ica Peru Village5 - 46 km
Cocharcas Ica Peru Village5 - 48 km
Pampa Huasi Ica Peru Village5 - 48 km
Huambo Ica Peru Village6 - 49 km
Puerto Caballas Ica Peru Village5 - 49 km
Carrizal Ica Peru Village6 - 51 km
Pucará Ayacucho Peru Village6 - 51 km
Condonya Ayacucho Peru Village5 - 51 km
Acos Ayacucho Peru Village6 - 51 km
Tivillo Ica Peru Village6 - 53 km
Armaycancha Ayacucho Peru Village6 - 53 km
Santiago Ica Peru Village5 10000 people 53 km
Ocungalla Ica Peru Village6 - 54 km
San José Ica Peru Village6 - 54 km
El Tajo Ayacucho Peru Village6 - 54 km
Espinal Ica Peru Village6 - 54 km
Pueblo Neva Ica Peru Village5 - 56 km
Socos Ica Peru Village6 - 56 km
Macho Corral Ayacucho Peru Village6 - 56 km
Tunga Ica Peru Village5 - 57 km
Córdova Huancavelica Peru Village5 - 57 km
Jibillos Huancavelica Peru Village6 - 58 km
Huamanguilla Ica Peru Village6 - 58 km
Faro del Infiernillo Ica Peru Village6 - 59 km
Nazca Ica Peru Village4 23000 people 59 km
Mina Cansas Ica Peru Village6 - 60 km
Imillay Huancavelica Peru Village6 - 61 km
Carhuacucho Ayacucho Peru Village6 - 61 km
El Milagro Ayacucho Peru Village6 - 62 km
Ocaña Ayacucho Peru Village5 - 62 km
Orcona Ica Peru Village6 - 63 km
Chocollo Ica Peru Village6 - 64 km
El Pajonal Ica Peru Village6 - 64 km
Ica Ica Peru City 240000 people 64 km
Laramate Ayacucho Peru Village5 - 64 km
Iapasu Huancavelica Peru Village6 - 64 km
Alancana Ayacucho Peru Village6 - 65 km
Andaimarca Ica Peru Village5 - 65 km
San Juan Bautista Ica Peru Village5 6800 people 67 km
Chile Ica Peru Village6 - 67 km
Corontayo Huancavelica Peru Village5 - 68 km
Poroma Ica Peru Village5 - 68 km
Angostura Ayacucho Peru Village6 - 68 km
Carapuro Huancavelica Peru Village6 - 69 km
Ocoyo Huancavelica Peru Village6 - 69 km
Pirca Ayacucho Peru Village6 - 69 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
Nazca 567 Civ. Paved No 3200 59 km
San Juan de Marcona SJA 44 Civ. Paved No 6500 96 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
San Nicolas PESNX Peru 84 km
San Juan PESJA Peru 96 km

More information

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