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M 5.6 in Chile on 12 Jun 2017 02:43 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact
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Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 5.6 M
  • Depth: 26.01 km (shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us20009lwp
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -31.5048, -71.7619
  • Time (UTC): 12 Jun 2017 02:43:26
  • Time (ECT): 12 Jun 2017 04:43:26

Event time line

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Date event (UTC)Date shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1170407 -31.504800/-71.761900 5.6 26.01 4.36 12 Jun 2017 02:43 12 Jun 2017 03:06 00:22
2 0 1170407 -31.504800/-71.761900 5.6 26.01 5.15 12 Jun 2017 02:43 12 Jun 2017 04:45 02:02 (upd of #1)

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in Chile ,of Coquimbo (population 520,420) .

The alertlevel for this event is Green


Population in major intensity
Intensity Population
no people

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Coquimbo Chile 55000 people

Affected Places

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Quillaicillo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 20 km
Huentelauquén Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 23 km
Canela Baja Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 31 km
Chigualoco Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 37 km
ConchalĂ­ Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 49 km
Los Vilos Coquimbo Chile Village4 - 52 km
Pintacura Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 54 km
Maitencillo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 58 km
Illapel Coquimbo Chile City 22000 people 58 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)
Auco 431 0

Major ports
Name LOCODE Country
Los Vilos CLLOS Chile

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