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Mw 6.2 Earthquake, Green alert in Chile on 15 Apr 2017 08:19 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 6.2M, Depth:135.11km
  • on 15 Apr 2017 08:19 UTC
  • About 6715 people within 100km
  • inserted at 15 Apr 2017 08:39:06

Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 6.2 M
  • Depth: 135.11 km (very deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us10008hu2
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -23.2361, -67.6526
  • Time (UTC): 15 Apr 2017 08:19:41
  • Time (ECT): 15 Apr 2017 10:19:41

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in Chile ,of Antofagasta (population 423,780) .

The alertlevel for this event is Green

Population

Population near epicenter
Intensity Population

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Antofagasta Chile 130000 people
Potosi Bolivia 5000 people
Jujuy Argentina 9400 people
Salta Argentina 2000 people

Affected cities (first 100 records)

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Talabre Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 25 km
Pocor Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 36 km
Toconao Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 36 km
Soncor Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 37 km
Pajonales Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 38 km
Camar Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 38 km
Zapar Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 40 km
Socaire Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 46 km
Tambillo Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 46 km
Chaxas Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 61 km
Sólor Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 64 km
Peine Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 65 km
Béter Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 65 km
San Pedro de Atacama Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 67 km
Puripica Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 68 km
Collo Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 68 km
Guatín Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 68 km
Río Blanco Potosí Bolivia Village5 - 70 km
Campamento El Laco Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 70 km
Huaitiquina Salta Argentina Village6 - 71 km
Catarpe Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 72 km
Tilomonte Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 77 km
San Bartolo Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 82 km
Olaroz Grande Jujuy Argentina Village6 - 82 km
Peñaliri Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 83 km
Río Grande Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 83 km
Machuca Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 84 km
Toro Jujuy Argentina Village5 - 85 km
Tilopozo Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 86 km
Licán Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 87 km
Pairique Chico Jujuy Argentina Village5 - 88 km
Lagunita Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 88 km
Olaroz Chico Jujuy Argentina Village6 - 89 km
Palrique Grande Jujuy Argentina Village5 - 90 km
Turicapur Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 91 km
Catúa Salta Argentina Village5 - 94 km
Turu Tari Jujuy Argentina Village6 - 103 km
Rosario Jujuy Argentina Village6 - 105 km
Tocotacape Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 106 km
Quetena Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 107 km
El Porvenir Jujuy Argentina Village6 - 108 km
Tocol Jujuy Argentina Village5 - 108 km
Horno Auspurg Jujuy Argentina Village6 - 112 km
Caspana Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 116 km
Toconce Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 120 km
Pena Barrosa Potosí Bolivia Village5 - 120 km
El Negrillar Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 120 km
Juntacha Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 123 km
Susques Jujuy Argentina Village5 - 124 km
Carcanis Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 125 km
Aiquina Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 127 km
San Antonio Potosí Bolivia Village5 - 128 km
Sol de la Mañana Potosi Bolivia Village6 - 128 km
Chilena Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 129 km
Sijes Jujuy Argentina Village6 - 130 km
Turi Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 130 km
Coranzulí Jujuy Argentina Village6 - 130 km
Mina Pirquita Jujuy Argentina Village6 - 132 km
Neurara Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 134 km
Sey Jujuy Argentina Village6 - 134 km
Agua Blanca Salta Argentina Village6 - 135 km
Lupi Gera Potosí Bolivia Village5 - 136 km
Cabana Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 136 km
Tarque Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 137 km
Topain Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 138 km
Olacapato Chico Jujuy Argentina Village5 - 138 km
Placilla de Caracoles Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 140 km
Isla Grande Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 141 km
Chíuchíu Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 142 km
San Juan Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 142 km
Mocijon Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 142 km
Huayllitas Potosi Bolivia Village6 - 144 km
Salar de Pocitos Salta Argentina Village5 - 144 km
Monturaqui Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 147 km
Río Loa Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 147 km
Entre Ríos Potosi Bolivia Village6 - 150 km
Pirhua Cienega Potosi Bolivia Village6 - 152 km
Tolar Grande Salta Argentina Village5 - 152 km
Cobres Salta Argentina Village6 - 153 km
Canchilla Potosi Bolivia Village6 - 155 km
Dupont Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 155 km
Calama Antofagasta Chile City 140000 people 157 km
Pan de Azúcar Potosí Bolivia Village5 - 158 km
Moko Anta Potosi Bolivia Village6 - 163 km
Mallcu Potosí Bolivia Village5 - 165 km
Conchi Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 167 km
Puca Koka Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 168 km
Santa Ana Jujuy Argentina Village6 - 168 km
Cangrejillos Salta Argentina Village5 - 174 km
Rinconadilla Jujuy Argentina Village6 - 174 km
Sierra Gorda Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 175 km
Piedra Quemada Jujuy Argentina Village6 - 175 km
Ojo de Huancar Salta Argentina Village6 - 178 km
Planta Aconcahua Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 179 km
Oficina Perseverencia Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 180 km
Tambillos Jujuy Argentina Village6 - 180 km
Cerrillos Potosí Bolivia Village6 - 182 km
Guayatayoc Jujuy Argentina Village6 - 183 km
Oficina María Antofagasta Chile Village6 - 185 km
Aguadita Jujuy Argentina Village6 - 187 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)
San Pedro de Atacama 2418 Civ. Unpaved No 6300
El Salar 2300 Priv. Unpaved No 7200
El Loa CJC 2318 Civ. Paved Yes 9400



Event time line

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AlertShake
ID
episodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax
mmi
Date event (UTC)Date shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 1164057 -23.236100/-67.652600 6.2 135.11 4.46 15 Apr 2017 08:19 15 Apr 2017 08:41 00:21
2 1164057 -23.236100/-67.652600 6.2 135.11 4.46 15 Apr 2017 08:19 15 Apr 2017 10:22 02:02 (upd of #1)

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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