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Green Earthquake alert in Venezuela on 10 Mar 2017 13:46 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Summary

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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:10km
  • on 10 Mar 2017 13:46 UTC
  • 925930 people within 100km
  • inserted at 10 Mar 2017 14:09:23

Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 5.5 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us1000885n
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 11.9584, -69.5903
  • Time (UTC): 10 Mar 2017 13:46:39
  • Time (ECT): 10 Mar 2017 14:46:39

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in Venezuela ,of Falcon (population 652,997) .

The alertlevel for this event is Green

Population

Population near epicenter
Intensity Population
no people

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Falcon Venezuela 350000 people
Aruba Aruba 5300 people

Affected cities (first 100 records)

See complete places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pedregalito Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 26 km
El Hato Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 27 km
Guayacán Falcon Venezuela Village6 - 28 km
Charaima Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 29 km
Baraived Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 29 km
La Idea Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 30 km
Miraca Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 31 km
Azubure Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 31 km
Santa Rita Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 32 km
Maquigue Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 32 km
Santa Cruz Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 32 km
Salina del Infierno Falcon Venezuela Village6 - 32 km
Guaquira Arriba Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 33 km
La Aguada Falcon Venezuela Village6 - 33 km
Maicara Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 34 km
Sacuragua Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 35 km
Maitiruma Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 36 km
Cumairebo Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 36 km
Cerro Pelon Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 36 km
Pueblo Nuevo Falcon Venezuela City - 37 km
Miramar Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 37 km
La Pitahaya Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 38 km
Iacuato Falcon Venezuela Village5 - 38 km
Las Cumaraguas Falcon Venezuela Village6 - 38 km
Machuruca Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 38 km
La Ciénega Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 38 km
Tucuato Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 38 km
Conejalito Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 38 km
El Alto Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 39 km
Pilancón Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 39 km
Barrialito Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 39 km
Jurujurebo Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 39 km
El Rodeo Falcon Venezuela Village6 - 40 km
Buena Vista Falcon Venezuela Village5 - 40 km
Caduto Falcon Venezuela Village6 - 40 km
Cayerúa Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 40 km
El Vínculo Falcon Venezuela Village5 - 40 km
Azaro Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 40 km
Las Brisas Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 41 km
Guacurebo Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 42 km
Curuca Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 43 km
Adaure Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 43 km
El Doral Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 43 km
La Sirena Falcon Venezuela Village6 - 43 km
Las Delicias Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 43 km
Los Pozos Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 43 km
San José de Cocodite Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 43 km
Piedras Negras Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 43 km
Guasare Abajo Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 44 km
Santa Ana Falcon Venezuela Village5 - 44 km
Villa Real Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 44 km
San Juan Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 44 km
Moruy Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 45 km
San Carlos Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 45 km
Los Llanitos Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 45 km
La Rinconada Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 45 km
El Toque Falcon Venezuela Village6 - 45 km
Piedra Honda Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 46 km
Las Carmelitas Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 46 km
Antun Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 46 km
San Mateo Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 46 km
El Pozón Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 46 km
Uarayadito Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 47 km
San Joaquín Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 47 km
San Antonio Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 47 km
San Evaristo Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 47 km
Barunú Falcon Venezuela Village5 - 47 km
La Cienaga Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 47 km
San Francisco Falcon Venezuela Village6 - 48 km
La Urupagua Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 48 km
San Nicolás Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 48 km
Santa Lucía Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 49 km
Chivuche Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 49 km
La Correría Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 49 km
Santa Ines Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 49 km
Cardón Grande Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 49 km
El Imujo Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 50 km
La Selva Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 50 km
La Trinidad Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 50 km
Davaduvare Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 50 km
La Negrita Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 50 km
Abudure Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 50 km
El Estanquecito Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 50 km
San Rafael Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 50 km
El Milagro Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 50 km
Las Clavellinas Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 50 km
Las Quebraditas Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 51 km
El Guayaqull Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 51 km
Caseto Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 51 km
La Loma Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 51 km
Palencia Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 51 km
Montalbán Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 51 km
Taimetaima Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 52 km
Cujizal Falcon Venezuela Village6 - 52 km
San Clemente Falcon Venezuela Village5 - 52 km
Las Queseras Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 52 km
La Miraba Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 52 km
Amaraya Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 53 km
El Cairo Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 53 km
El Mirador Falcón Venezuela Village6 - 53 km

Critical infrastructure

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

Nearby and affected airports
Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Adicora 2 0
Coro CZE 16 Civ. Paved Yes 7000
Josefa Camejo LSP 23 Civ. Paved Yes 9100

Major ports
Name LOCODE Country
Saint Nicolaas Venezuela
Coro VECZE Venezuela


Event time line

For accessing reports of previous advisories, please click on the advisory number in the table below.

IDAlert ColorDate event (UTC)Date shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm)
1 10 Mar 2017 13:46 10 Mar 2017 14:10 00:23
2 10 Mar 2017 13:46 10 Mar 2017 15:49 02:02

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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