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M 5.5 in Argentina on 12 Oct 2017 18:59 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact
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Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 5.5 M
  • Depth: 156.87 km (very deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us1000aqwn
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -31.0072, -65.5757
  • Time (UTC): 12 Oct 2017 18:59:08
  • Time (ECT): 12 Oct 2017 20:59:08
  • INFORM Coping capacity: 3.7 (ARG)

Event time line

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AlertShake
ID
ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax
mmi
Date event (UTC)Date shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1183762 -31.007200/-65.575700 5.5 156.87 3.67 12 Oct 2017 18:59 12 Oct 2017 19:18 00:19
2 0.01 1183762 -31.007200/-65.575700 5.5 156.87 3.67 12 Oct 2017 18:59 12 Oct 2017 21:02 02:03 (upd of #1)

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in Argentina ,of Cordoba (population 2,866,894) .

The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Population

Population in major intensity
Intensity Population

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Cordoba Argentina 2100 people
La Rioja Argentina 2600 people
Cordoba Argentina 3 million people
La Rioja Argentina 270000 people
San Luis Argentina 170000 people
Catamarca Argentina 62000 people
San Juan Argentina 620000 people
Santiago del Estero Argentina 73000 people
Mendoza Argentina 520000 people

Affected cities (first 100 records)

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pinas Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 20 km
Chacho La Rioja Argentina Village5 - 27 km
Mallín Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 29 km
La Playa Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 21 km
Ciénaga del Coro Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 28 km
Piedrita Blanca Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 29 km
El Milagro La Rioja Argentina Village4 - 40 km
Tuclame Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 44 km
Serrezuela Córdoba Argentina Village4 - 45 km
Paso Viejo Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 46 km
Capilla del Carmen Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 46 km
Ojo de Agua Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 47 km
Chancan Cordoba Argentina Village5 - 47 km
San Carlos Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 49 km
Higuera Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 50 km
Iglesia Vieja Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 50 km
Castro Barros La Rioja Argentina Village5 - 50 km
Tres Árboles Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 53 km
Piedras Blancas Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 54 km
Villa de Soto Córdoba Argentina Village4 - 58 km
Salsacate Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 58 km
Villa Viso Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 60 km
Santa Rita Catuna La Rioja Argentina Village5 - 62 km
San Solano La Rioja Argentina Village5 - 62 km
Chañar La Rioja Argentina Village5 - 66 km
Loma Blanca La Rioja Argentina Village5 - 68 km
Las Chacras Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 69 km
Ambul Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 73 km
Media Naranja Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 74 km
Desiderio Tello La Rioja Argentina Village5 - 75 km
Las Obscuras Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 75 km
El Brete Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 76 km
Olta La Rioja Argentina Village5 - 78 km
San Antonio Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 78 km
Cruz del Eje Córdoba Argentina City - 80 km
Esquina La Rioja Argentina Village5 - 82 km
Cortaderas La Rioja Argentina Village5 - 82 km
Characate Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 82 km
Canteras Quilpo Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 86 km
Panaholma Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 87 km
Ulapes La Rioja Argentina Village5 - 89 km
Los Sauces Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 90 km
Huascha Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 92 km
Villa Cura Brochero Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 94 km
San Vicente Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 95 km
Altautina Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 96 km
El Retamo La Rioja Argentina Village5 - 97 km
San Esteban Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 100 km
Charbonier Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 101 km
Chamical La Rioja Argentina City - 101 km
El Caldén San Luis Argentina Village5 - 101 km
Capilla del Monte Córdoba Argentina Village4 - 102 km
Cavalango Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 103 km
Nono Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 103 km
Chepes La Rioja Argentina Village5 - 103 km
Villa Giardino Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 104 km
La Cumbre Córdoba Argentina Village4 - 104 km
Chuña Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 105 km
La Falda Córdoba Argentina City - 106 km
Tama La Rioja Argentina Village5 - 106 km
Las Calles Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 107 km
Casa Grande Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 107 km
Molinari Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 107 km
Los Cerillos Cordoba Argentina Village5 - 108 km
Las Rabonas Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 110 km
Villa Dolares Cordoba Argentina Village4 - 111 km
Villa Icho Cruz Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 111 km
Cosquín Córdoba Argentina City - 111 km
Doctor Enrique Zárate Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 112 km
Quebrada de los Pozos Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 113 km
Hornillos Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 113 km
La Calera Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 115 km
Las Tapias Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 115 km
Los Molles Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 116 km
Las Cañadas San Luis Argentina Village5 - 117 km
Las Tres Marias La Rioja Argentina Village5 - 119 km
Candelaria San Luis Argentina Village5 - 120 km
Ischilín Viejo Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 123 km
Rio Ceballos Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 123 km
Conlara Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 123 km
Dumesnil Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 124 km
El Quimilo Catamarca Argentina Village5 - 124 km
El Pueblito Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 124 km
San Pedro Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 125 km
Yoccina Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 125 km
San Javier Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 125 km
Ascochinga Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 125 km
La Granja Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 126 km
Malagueño Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 127 km
Esperanza de los Cerrillos La Rioja Argentina Village5 - 128 km
La Población Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 130 km
Alta Gracia Córdoba Argentina Village4 39000 people 131 km
Alta de la Piedra Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 133 km
Punto de Los Llanos La Rioja Argentina Village5 - 133 km
Cabaña de Río Pinto Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 133 km
Deán Funes Córdoba Argentina City - 134 km
Villa Serranita Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 134 km
Quilino Córdoba Argentina Village4 - 135 km
Villa Alicia Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 135 km
Tilquicho Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 135 km
Anisacate Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 136 km
Juárez Celman Córdoba Argentina Village5 - 137 km
Talita San Luis Argentina Village5 - 137 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)
Mina Clavero 970 0
Gobernador Gordillo 458 Civ. Paved No 6700
La Cumbre LCM 1138 Civ. Unpaved No 4100
Villa Dolores VDR 565 Civ. Unpaved No 4900
Escuela de Aviacion Militar 502 Civ. Paved No 6200
Alta Gracia 553 0
Dean Funes 698 0
Cordoba COR 489 Civ. Paved Yes 10400
Juarez Celman 495 0
Jesus Maria 530 0
Coronel Olmedo 432 Civ. Unpaved No 3900
Valle Del Conlara 614 0
Merlo 895 0
Rio Tercero 380 0
Villa Del Rosario 250 0
Capitan Vicente A Almonacid IRJ 438 Civ. Paved Yes 9300
Arcor 145 0
General Deheza 192 0
Rio Cuarto Area de Material RCU 420 Civ. Paved Yes 7400
San Luis LUQ 710 Civ. Paved Yes 9600
Rio Cuarto / Aeroclub 434 0
Frias 330 0
Catamarca CTC 464 Civ. Paved Yes 9100
San Juan UAQ 597 Civ. Paved Yes 8000
San Juan Aeroclub 634 0
El Plumerillo MDZ 706 Civ. Paved Yes 9800
Aeroparque Ciudad Mendoza 807 Civ. Paved No 3900



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