M 5.5 in Peru on 29 Jan 2019 23:35 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: 5.5M
Depth: 109.26 Km
Lat/Lon: -15.5061 , -72.4091
Event Date: 29 Jan 2019 23:35 UTC
Exposed Population: 150000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000iru6
Inserted at: 29 Jan 2019 23:55 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Peru)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000iru6 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
1246701 0 29 Jan 2019 23:35 5.5M, 109.26km 3.82 150 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 Arequipa (population 1,079,500) . The nearest places are Andagua, Jallua, Collpa, Palcacha, Chipchane, Pallca, Chacas, Alco-Llacta, Achaco, Tunupacha Chico, and Chusacay.

Radius Population
100 km 150000 people
75 km 80000 people
50 km 39000 people
20 km 6900 people
10 km 2300 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Arequipa Peru 1 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Andagua Arequipa Peru Village5 - 5 km
Jallua Arequipa Peru Village6 - 6 km
Collpa Arequipa Peru Village6 - 9 km
Palcacha Arequipa Peru Village6 - 10 km
Chipchane Arequipa Peru Village5 - 11 km
Pallca Arequipa Peru Village6 - 13 km
Chacas Arequipa Peru Village5 - 14 km
Alco-Llacta Arequipa Peru Village6 - 15 km
Achaco Arequipa Peru Village6 - 15 km
Tunupacha Chico Arequipa Peru Village6 - 18 km
Machaguay Arequipa Peru Village5 - 18 km
Sucna Arequipa Peru Village5 - 19 km
Tada Arequipa Peru Village5 - 20 km
Umapallca Arequipa Peru Village6 - 20 km
Collopampa Arequipa Peru Village5 - 21 km
Cavalca Arequipa Peru Village6 - 21 km
Viraco Arequipa Peru Village5 - 22 km
Chilcaimarca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 23 km
Purua Puruay Arequipa Peru Village6 - 24 km
Huincocau Arequipa Peru Village5 - 24 km
Ayo Arequipa Peru Village5 - 24 km
Ticlla Arequipa Peru Village6 - 25 km
Uñon Arequipa Peru Village5 - 26 km
Sora Kcasa Arequipa Peru Village6 - 26 km
Orcopampa Arequipa Peru Village5 5600 people 26 km
Tuallqui Arequipa Peru Village6 - 26 km
Cotcota Arequipa Peru Village5 - 28 km
Miña Arequipa Peru Village5 - 28 km
Hacienda Canco Arequipa Peru Village6 - 29 km
Callaja Arequipa Peru Village6 - 29 km
Umachulco Arequipa Peru Village5 - 29 km
Hacienda Huaccombra Arequipa Peru Village6 - 30 km
Nevados Arequipa Peru Village6 - 30 km
Choca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 30 km
Pampacolca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 30 km
Mauca Llacta Arequipa Peru Village5 - 31 km
Arunquipa Arequipa Peru Village6 - 31 km
Delanteruyoc Arequipa Peru Village6 - 31 km
Sarpane Arequipa Peru Village6 - 32 km
Anchaca Arequipa Peru Village6 - 32 km
Pullcho Arequipa Peru Village6 - 33 km
Ajicata Arequipa Peru Village6 - 34 km
Nequeta Arequipa Peru Village6 - 34 km
Perca Arequipa Peru Village6 - 35 km
Huayllaura Arequipa Peru Village5 - 35 km
Jullucasa Arequipa Peru Village6 - 35 km
San Antonio Arequipa Peru Village6 - 36 km
Hacienda Jasmín Arequipa Peru Village6 - 36 km
Ajpi Arequipa Peru Village5 - 37 km
Ichuruta Arequipa Peru Village6 - 37 km
Arma Arequipa Peru Village6 - 37 km
Sullunja Arequipa Peru Village6 - 38 km
Jancococha Arequipa Peru Village6 - 38 km
Huamancuri Arequipa Peru Village6 - 38 km
Pariaviri Arequipa Peru Village6 - 39 km
Llanca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 39 km
Cachipascana Arequipa Peru Village6 - 39 km
Andamayo Arequipa Peru Village5 - 40 km
Huambo Arequipa Peru Village5 - 40 km
Chuañuma Arequipa Peru Village6 - 41 km
Cahuacta Arequipa Peru Village6 - 42 km
Palljaruta Arequipa Peru Village5 - 42 km
Huacaña Arequipa Peru Village6 - 42 km
Jarán Arequipa Peru Village6 - 42 km
Jararanca Arequipa Peru Village6 - 42 km
Angostura Arequipa Peru Village6 - 43 km
Gloriahuasi Arequipa Peru Village6 - 43 km
San Francisco Arequipa Peru Village6 - 43 km
Chiringay Arequipa Peru Village5 - 43 km
Rata Arequipa Peru Village6 - 43 km
Piruaña Arequipa Peru Village6 - 44 km
Escalera Arequipa Peru Village6 - 45 km
Jayco Arequipa Peru Village6 - 46 km
Auchilca Arequipa Peru Village6 - 46 km
Ongoro Arequipa Peru Village6 - 46 km
Tolcone Arequipa Peru Village6 - 46 km
Chuquibamba Arequipa Peru Village4 - 46 km
Huasca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 47 km
Occoruro Arequipa Peru Village6 - 47 km
Hacienda Sutanay Arequipa Peru Village6 - 47 km
Cabanoconde Arequipa Peru Village5 - 47 km
Ucria Arequipa Peru Village6 - 48 km
La Angostura Arequipa Peru Village6 - 49 km
Chahuaña Arequipa Peru Village6 - 50 km
Uchuru Arequipa Peru Village5 - 51 km
Tapay Arequipa Peru Village6 - 51 km
Queñuamarca Arequipa Peru Village6 - 51 km
Huañajahua Arequipa Peru Village6 - 51 km
Arcata Arequipa Peru Village5 - 52 km
Huatiapa Arequipa Peru Village5 - 52 km
Illigua Arequipa Peru Village5 - 53 km
Visca Chico Arequipa Peru Village6 - 53 km
Canillo Arequipa Peru Village6 - 54 km
Toldoña Arequipa Peru Village6 - 55 km
Sora Arequipa Peru Village6 - 55 km
Carcone Arequipa Peru Village6 - 55 km
Sumana Arequipa Peru Village6 - 55 km
Pampuyo Arequipa Peru Village6 - 55 km
Huayhuachana Arequipa Peru Village5 - 55 km
Chuguaquere Arequipa Peru Village6 - 56 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
Minas Buenaventura 3719 Civ. Unpaved No 4500 22 km
Huambo 3283 Civ. Unpaved No 4200 42 km
Chivay 3520 Civ. Paved No 4100 90 km
Campamento Siguas Majes 1440 Civ. Unpaved No 5900 99 km

More information

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