M 6.2 in Chile on 10 Apr 2018 10:19 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: 6.2M
Depth: 76.08 Km
Lat/Lon: -30.9862 , -71.5566
Event Date: 10 Apr 2018 10:19 UTC
Exposed Population: 230000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000dxfc
Inserted at: 10 Apr 2018 10:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 3 (CHL)

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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Chile ,of Coquimbo (population 520,420) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
<1000 people
50000 people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1206218 -30.986/-71.557 6.2 76.08 5.02 10 Apr 2018 10:32 00:13 (new episode)
2 0.01 1206218 -30.986/-71.557 6.2 76.08 5.57 10 Apr 2018 12:22 02:02 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Coquimbo Chile 4800 people
Coquimbo Chile 600000 people
San Juan Argentina <1000 people
Valparaiso Chile 25000 people
Region Metropolitana Chile 110000 people
Coquimbo Chile 44000 people
San Juan Argentina 700000 people
Valparaiso Chile 1.6 million people
Atacama Chile 73000 people
Mendoza Argentina 1.4 million people
Region Metropolitana Chile 6.8 million people
La Rioja Argentina 5300 people
Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins Chile 390000 people
San Luis Argentina <1000 people

Affected populated places

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Maitencillo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 8 km
Punitaqui Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 34 km
Canela Baja Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 47 km
Quillaicillo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 47 km
Cerillos Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 48 km
Ovalle Coquimbo Chile Village4 75000 people 55 km
Pama Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 56 km
Combarabala Coquimbo Chile Village4 - 57 km
Pachingo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 58 km
Guatulame Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 61 km
Huentelauquén Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 66 km
Monte Patria Coquimbo Chile Village5 13000 people 67 km
Algarrobo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 70 km
Matancilas Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 71 km
Puetro Aldea Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 75 km
Carén Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 78 km
Illapel Coquimbo Chile City 22000 people 80 km
Tongoy Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 82 km
Rapel Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 82 km
Pintacura Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 84 km
Chigualoco Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 85 km
Guanaquero Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 88 km
Samo Alto Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 89 km
Valdivia Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 89 km
Las Ramadas Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 93 km
Anda Colla Coquimbo Chile Village4 - 95 km
Panguecillo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 98 km
Conchalí Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 100 km
El Peñón Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 100 km
Los Vilos Coquimbo Chile Village4 - 103 km
Salamanca Coquimbo Chile Village4 13000 people 104 km
Zapallar Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 110 km
Coquimbo Coquimbo Chile City 150000 people 115 km
San Ramón Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 117 km
Las Rojas Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 122 km
La Serena Coquimbo Chile City 150000 people 124 km
Islón Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 125 km
Quilimarí Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 126 km
La Marquesa Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 126 km
Guangualí Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 128 km
Quebraditas Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 117 km
El Chañar Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 119 km
Pirca Las Juntas San Juan Argentina Village5 - 121 km
Mundo Nuevo Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 127 km
El Molle Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 127 km
Tilama Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 128 km
Piuquenes Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 128 km
Las Varillas San Juan Argentina Village5 - 129 km
El Tamba Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 130 km
Vicuña Coquimbo Chile Village5 23000 people 134 km
Cuncumén Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 135 km
Las Palmas Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 141 km
Monte Grande Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 142 km
Los Erizos San Juan Argentina Village5 - 143 km
La Campana Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 143 km
Corral Muñoz Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 144 km
Guaquen Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 146 km
Longotoma Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 153 km
Petorca Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 153 km
Chincolco Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 153 km
Cabrito Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 155 km
Condoriaco Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 159 km
Quebrada Honda Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 159 km
Pedegua Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 159 km
Almirante Latorre Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 160 km
Totoralillo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 165 km
La Ligua Valparaíso Chile Village4 24000 people 166 km
Cabildo Valparaíso Chile Village5 12000 people 167 km
Los Palos Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 168 km
Guanta Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 169 km
Papudo Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 169 km
San Lorenzo Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 170 km
La Laguna Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 186 km
Tres Cruces Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 189 km
Choros Bajos Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 190 km
El Duraznito Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 190 km
El Melón Valparaíso Chile Village4 - 192 km
Puchuncaví Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 195 km
Villa Nuevo San Juan Argentina Village5 - 196 km
Nogales Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 197 km
Quintero Valparaíso Chile City - 199 km
Putaendo Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 199 km
Los Cuartitos Atacama Chile Village5 - 200 km
La Poza Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 202 km
Incoguosi Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 202 km
La Calera Valparaiso Chile Village4 - 203 km
Ritoque Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 204 km
Calingasta San Juan Argentina Village5 - 208 km
Matancillo Atacama Chile Village5 - 208 km
Balneario de Jahuel Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 210 km
Carrizalillo Atacama Chile Village5 - 210 km
Catemu Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 210 km
Chañar Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 210 km
Tamberías San Juan Argentina Village5 - 210 km
San Felipe Valparaíso Chile City 58000 people 211 km
Villa Pituil San Juan Argentina Village5 - 212 km
Quillota Valparaiso Chile Village4 67000 people 212 km
Colmo Valparaiso Chile Village5 - 214 km
Liaillay Valparaiso Chile Village5 - 214 km
Concón Valparaíso Chile Village4 - 216 km
Patrerillo Atacama Chile Village5 - 217 km
San Francisco Valparaiso Chile Village4 - 218 km
Limache Valparaiso Chile City 35000 people 224 km
Los Andes Valparaíso Chile City 55000 people 224 km
Valparaíso Valparaiso Chile Major city 260000 people 226 km
Cachiyuyo Atacama Chile Village5 - 226 km
Villa Alemana Valparaiso Chile Village4 97000 people 227 km
Higuerita Atacama Chile Village5 - 228 km
Quilpué Valparaíso Chile City 120000 people 229 km
Montenegro Región Metropolitana Chile Village5 - 230 km
Iglesia San Juan Argentina Village5 - 232 km
Alvarado Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 233 km
Domeyko Atacama Chile Village5 - 234 km
El Corral Atacama Chile Village5 - 234 km
Río Colorado Valparaiso Chile Village5 - 235 km
Las Flores San Juan Argentina Village5 - 236 km
Tudcum San Juan Argentina Village5 - 237 km
Sarco Atacama Chile Village5 - 237 km
Espantajos Atacama Chile Village5 - 240 km
Tiltil Región Metropolitana Chile Village5 - 240 km
Casas de Chacabuco Región Metropolitana Chile Village5 - 241 km
Guardia Vieja Valparaiso Chile Village5 - 244 km
El Ternerito Atacama Chile Village5 - 244 km
Quintay Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 246 km
Rodeo San Juan Argentina Village5 - 247 km
Eva Perón Mendoza Argentina Village5 - 247 km
Los Casitas San Juan Argentina Village5 - 250 km
Vizcachitas Atacama Chile Village5 - 250 km
San Félix Atacama Chile Village5 - 250 km
Los Vasquez Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 251 km
El Trebolar Región Metropolitana Chile Village5 - 254 km
Puente del Inca Mendoza Argentina Village5 - 256 km
Casablanca Regíon Metropolitana Chile Village4 - 260 km
Chollay Atacama Chile Village5 - 260 km
Batuco Región Metropolitana Chile Village5 - 260 km
Lampa Region Metropolitana Chile Village5 29000 people 262 km
La Chigua San Juan Argentina Village5 - 262 km
El Tránsito Atacama Chile Village5 - 264 km
Algarrobo Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 264 km
El Toro Atacama Chile Village5 - 268 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Santa Rosa de Tabali 239 0
Ovalle OVL unknown 0
Auco 431 0
Las Tacas 43 0
La Florida LSC 146 Civ. Paved Yes 6300
Huancara 598 0
Arturo Merino Benitez International SCL 474 Civ. Paved Yes 10400
Quintero 5 Civ. Paved Yes 3900
Victor Lafon SSD 658 Civ. Unpaved No 3700
Pelicano 1121 0
Vina del Mar KNA 120 Mil. Paved Yes 5700
San Rafael LOB 750 Civ. Unpaved No 3400
El Belloto 123 0
La Victoria de Chacabuco 640 0
Vallenar VLR 526 Civ. Paved No 4500
Eulogio Sanchez 649 Civ. Paved Yes 3200
Los Cerrillos ULC 511 Civ. Paved Yes 6900
San Juan Aeroclub 634 0
El Bosque 561 Mil. Paved No 6000
La Laja 650 0
San Juan UAQ 597 Civ. Paved Yes 8000
El Plumerillo MDZ 706 Civ. Paved Yes 9800
La Puntilla 830 0
Rapelhuapi 149 Priv. Unpaved No 3200
De la Independencia QRC 441 Civ. Paved No 5400
Rivadavia 659 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Los Vilos CLLOS Chile
Guayacan CLGYC Chile
Coquimbo CLCQQ Chile
Papudo Chile
Cruz Grande CLCGR Chile
Quintero CLQTV Chile
Valparaiso CLVAP Chile
Huasco CLHSO Chile
San Antonio CLSAI Chile
Carrizal Chile

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