M 5.8 in Chile on 12 Aug 2017 12:54 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: 5.8M
Depth: 6.64 Km
Lat/Lon: -30.2391 , -72.2632
Event Date: 12 Aug 2017 12:54 UTC
Exposed Population: About 18000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000a7kk
Inserted at: 12 Aug 2017 13:15 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 3 (CHL)

Gdacs Score

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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is Green

Intensity Population
no people
no people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1177159 -30.239/-72.263 5.8 6.64 3.77 12 Aug 2017 13:16 00:22 (new episode)
2 0 1177159 -30.239/-72.263 5.8 6.64 4.04 12 Aug 2017 14:57 02:03 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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