M 5.5 in Off Coast Of Central Chile on 19 Jul 2016 05:18 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: 5.5M
Depth: 13.68 Km
Lat/Lon: -30.1859 , -72.0223
Event Date: 19 Jul 2016 05:18 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us20006fpn
Inserted at: 19 Jul 2016 05:39 UTC

Gdacs Score

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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Chile ,of Coquimbo (population 520,420) . The alertlevel for this event is Green

Intensity Population
no people
no people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1134234 -30.186/-72.022 5.5 13.68 0 17 Oct 2016 11:26 90d 06:07 (new episode)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Coquimbo Chile 450000 people

Affected populated places (*)

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Puetro Aldea Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 46 km
Tongoy Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 51 km
Pachingo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 56 km
Guanaquero Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 57 km
Coquimbo Coquimbo Chile City 150000 people 71 km
Cerillos Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 73 km
El Peñón Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 77 km
San Ramón Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 78 km
La Serena Coquimbo Chile City 150000 people 81 km
Islón Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 86 km
Anda Colla Coquimbo Chile Village4 - 91 km
Ovalle Coquimbo Chile Village4 75000 people 91 km
Maitencillo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 96 km
Algarrobo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 97 km
Punitaqui Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 103 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Las Tacas 43 0
Santa Rosa de Tabali 239 0
Ovalle OVL unknown 0
La Florida LSC 146 Civ. Paved Yes 6300

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Guayacan CLGYC Chile
Coquimbo CLCQQ Chile

More information

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