M 5.6 in Colombia on 26 Jan 2019 12:32 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: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 2.9902 , -75.7693
Event Date: 26 Jan 2019 12:32 UTC
Exposed Population: 4380000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j967
Inserted at: 26 Jan 2019 12:50 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4 (Colombia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000j967 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.87  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1246286 0 26 Jan 2019 12:32 5.6M, 10km 6 4.4 million 00:18 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 Colombia , Department of Huila (population 805,087) . The nearest places are Palmabrava, Santa María, Las Cruces, Colonia, La Argentina, El Carinen, La Primavera, Sur de Atá, La Platina, Campiña, and Cali.

Radius Population
100 km 4.3 million people
75 km 1 million people
50 km 150000 people
20 km 16000 people
10 km 1600 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Huila Colombia 800000 people
Tolima Colombia 1.2 million people
Cauca Colombia 960000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Palmabrava Huila Colombia Village6 - 5 km
Santa María Huila Colombia Village5 2700 people 12 km
Las Cruces Huila Colombia Village6 - 18 km
Colonia Tolima Colombia Village6 - 18 km
La Argentina Tolima Colombia Village6 - 21 km
El Carinen Huila Colombia Village6 - 23 km
La Primavera Tolima Colombia Village6 - 24 km
Sur de Atá Tolima Colombia Village6 - 25 km
La Platina Huila Colombia Village5 - 28 km
Campiña Tolima Colombia Village6 - 29 km
Ríonegro Huila Colombia Village5 - 30 km
El Vergel Huila Colombia Village6 - 30 km
Berlín Tolima Colombia Village6 - 31 km
Bilbao Tolima Colombia Village6 - 31 km
Potreros Huila Colombia Village6 - 32 km
Altamira Tolima Colombia Village6 - 32 km
San Luis Huila Colombia Village5 - 34 km
Teruel Huila Colombia Village5 3900 people 36 km
Las Delicias Tolima Colombia Village6 - 36 km
Chapinero Huila Colombia Village6 - 36 km
Betania Tolima Colombia Village6 - 36 km
Santo Domingo Cauca Colombia Village6 - 37 km
Pacarní Huila Colombia Village6 - 38 km
Bocas de Siquilá Tolima Colombia Village6 - 38 km
Buenavista Huila Colombia Village6 - 38 km
Palermo Huila Colombia Village5 9700 people 38 km
Toez Cauca Colombia Village5 - 39 km
Tálaga Cauca Colombia Village6 - 39 km
Coco Huila Colombia Village6 - 40 km
Iquira Huila Colombia Village5 - 41 km
Finlandia Tolima Colombia Village6 - 41 km
Páez Cauca Colombia Village5 - 42 km
Providencia Huila Colombia Village6 - 42 km
Arabia Tolima Colombia Village6 - 43 km
El Auxilio Tolima Colombia Village6 - 43 km
San Francisco Huila Colombia Village5 - 43 km
La Norana Cauca Colombia Village6 - 43 km
El Águila Tolima Colombia Village6 - 44 km
San José Cauca Colombia Village6 - 44 km
Araújo Huila Colombia Village6 - 44 km
Chinas Cauca Colombia Village6 - 45 km
Nátaga Huila Colombia Village6 2200 people 45 km
Yaguará Huila Colombia Village5 5500 people 45 km
Amborquito Huila Colombia Village6 - 46 km
La Palma Cauca Colombia Village6 - 46 km
Mosoco Cauca Colombia Village6 - 47 km
Santa Teresa Huila Colombia Village6 - 47 km
Calderas Cauca Colombia Village6 - 48 km
El Cachimbo Huila Colombia Village6 - 48 km
Betania Huila Colombia Village5 - 48 km
Batatal Huila Colombia Village6 - 49 km
San Luis Cauca Colombia Village6 - 50 km
Tacueyó Cauca Colombia Village5 - 50 km
La Camelia Tolima Colombia Village6 - 50 km
El Jardín Tolima Colombia Village6 - 50 km
Potrero Grande Huila Colombia Village6 - 51 km
Maco Huila Colombia Village5 - 51 km
Santa Bárbara Huila Colombia Village6 - 51 km
La Esmeralda Tolima Colombia Village6 - 52 km
Los Andes Cauca Colombia Village6 - 52 km
Ventanas Huila Colombia Village5 - 53 km
Tambichucué Cauca Colombia Village6 - 53 km
El Limpiadero Huila Colombia Village6 - 53 km
Lindosa Tolima Colombia Village6 - 54 km
Monte Redondo Cauca Colombia Village6 - 54 km
Pedregal Cauca Colombia Village6 - 54 km
La Porra Tolima Colombia Village6 - 54 km
Neiva Huila Colombia City 340000 people 54 km
La Ribera Valle del Cauca Colombia Village6 - 54 km
Itaibe Huila Colombia Village6 - 55 km
El Tambo Huila Colombia Village6 - 55 km
Guacirco Huila Colombia Village6 - 56 km
El Vergel Huila Colombia Village6 - 56 km
Aipe Huila Colombia Village5 7900 people 57 km
La Marta Cauca Colombia Village6 - 57 km
Hobo Huila Colombia Village5 4300 people 57 km
Inzá Cauca Colombia Village5 - 57 km
Valles Hondos Cauca Colombia Village6 - 57 km
Pole Tolima Colombia Village6 - 58 km
Fortalecillas Huila Colombia Village5 - 58 km
Bellavista Tolima Colombia Village6 - 58 km
Francisco Cauca Colombia Village6 - 58 km
La Unión Valle del Cauca Colombia Village6 - 58 km
Guadual Tolima Colombia Village6 - 59 km
Las Palmas Tolima Colombia Village6 - 59 km
Corinto Cauca Colombia Village5 16000 people 59 km
Paicol Huila Colombia Village5 1600 people 59 km
Campoalegre Huila Colombia Village4 22000 people 59 km
Bolo Azul Valle del Cauca Colombia Village6 - 60 km
Puerto Seco Huila Colombia Village6 - 60 km
Huasanó Cauca Colombia Village6 - 61 km
Troya Valle del Cauca Colombia Village6 - 61 km
Diomate Huila Colombia Village5 - 61 km
Los Limones Huila Colombia Village6 - 61 km
Monserrate Cauca Colombia Village6 - 61 km
Jambaló Cauca Colombia Village5 - 61 km
Rivera Huila Colombia Village5 7800 people 61 km
Altagracia Huila Colombia Village6 - 62 km
Otás Huila Colombia Village5 - 62 km
Bolívar Valle del Cauca Colombia Village6 - 62 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
Herrera HRR unknown 0 27 km
Planadas PLA unknown 0 35 km
Yaguara AYG unknown 0 45 km
Benito Salas NVA 439 Civ. Paved Yes 5200 53 km
San Jacinto 975 0 66 km
Gen Navas Pardo CPL 832 Civ. Paved No 3900 87 km
Alfonso Bonilla Aragon International CLO 964 Civ. Paved Yes 9800 91 km
La Jagua 799 Civ. Unpaved No 3400 92 km
La Primavera LPE unknown 0 96 km
Marco Fidel Suarez Air Base 965 0 96 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Betania Magdalena 1984 49 km

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