M 5.6 in Colombia on 26 Jan 2019 12:32 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

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: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 2.9902 , -75.7693
Event Date: 26 Jan 2019 12:32 UTC
Exposed Population: 4380000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j967
Inserted at: 26 Jan 2019 12:50 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4 (Colombia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000j967 Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.87  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1246286 0 26 Jan 2019 12:32 5.6M, 10km 6 4.4 million 00:18 NEIC
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Colombia ,of Huila (population 805,087) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
<1000 people
18000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1246286 2.99/-75.769 5.6 10 5.89 26 Jan 2019 12:56 00:24 (new episode)
2 0 1246286 2.99/-75.769 5.6 10 6 26 Jan 2019 14:35 02:03 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Huila Colombia <1000 people
Huila Colombia 11000 people
Tolima Colombia 7800 people
Huila Colombia 680000 people
Tolima Colombia 160000 people
Cauca Colombia 740000 people
Valle del Cauca Colombia 2.9 million people
Huila Colombia 410000 people
Tolima Colombia 1.1 million people
Cauca Colombia 550000 people
Valle del Cauca Colombia 1.2 million people
Caqueta Colombia 440000 people
Meta Colombia 800000 people
Quindio Colombia 520000 people
Choco Colombia 220000 people
Distrito Especial Colombia 7.1 million people
Cundinamarca Colombia 2.4 million people
Risaralda Colombia 870000 people
Narino Colombia 830000 people
Putumayo Colombia 270000 people
Caldas Colombia 650000 people
Guaviare Colombia 1900 people
Antioquia Colombia 2900 people
Sucumbios Ecuador 75000 people
Boyaca Colombia 3500 people
Loreto Peru <1000 people
Casanare Colombia <1000 people

Affected populated places (*)

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Santa María Huila Colombia Village5 2700 people 12 km
La Platina Huila Colombia Village5 - 28 km
Ríonegro Huila Colombia Village5 - 30 km
San Luis Huila Colombia Village5 - 34 km
Teruel Huila Colombia Village5 3900 people 36 km
Palermo Huila Colombia Village5 9700 people 38 km
Toez Cauca Colombia Village5 - 39 km
Iquira Huila Colombia Village5 - 41 km
Páez Cauca Colombia Village5 - 42 km
San Francisco Huila Colombia Village5 - 43 km
Yaguará Huila Colombia Village5 5500 people 45 km
Betania Huila Colombia Village5 - 48 km
Tacueyó Cauca Colombia Village5 - 50 km
Maco Huila Colombia Village5 - 51 km
Ventanas Huila Colombia Village5 - 53 km
Neiva Huila Colombia City 340000 people 54 km
Aipe Huila Colombia Village5 7900 people 57 km
Hobo Huila Colombia Village5 4300 people 57 km
Inzá Cauca Colombia Village5 - 57 km
Fortalecillas Huila Colombia Village5 - 58 km
Corinto Cauca Colombia Village5 16000 people 59 km
Paicol Huila Colombia Village5 1600 people 59 km
Campoalegre Huila Colombia Village4 22000 people 59 km
Diomate Huila Colombia Village5 - 61 km
Jambaló Cauca Colombia Village5 - 61 km
Rivera Huila Colombia Village5 7800 people 61 km
Otás Huila Colombia Village5 - 62 km
Pirabante Huila Colombia Village5 - 63 km
La Polonia Huila Colombia Village5 - 64 km
Miraflores Cauca Colombia Village5 - 64 km
Florida Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 46000 people 65 km
Villavieja Huila Colombia Village5 2700 people 66 km
La Plata Huila Colombia Village4 19000 people 67 km
Potrerillo Huila Colombia Village5 - 68 km
Algeciras Huila Colombia Village5 10000 people 69 km
Guanábano Tolima Colombia Village5 - 69 km
Gigante Huila Colombia Village5 9700 people 70 km
Santander Cauca Colombia Village5 - 71 km
Tello Huila Colombia Village5 4800 people 72 km
Pradera Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 43000 people 72 km
Betania Huila Colombia Village5 - 73 km
Caldono Cauca Colombia Village5 3500 people 74 km
Ríoloro Huila Colombia Village5 - 76 km
Silvia Cauca Colombia Village5 7300 people 77 km
Fortalecilla Huila Colombia Village5 - 77 km
Villa Rica Cauca Colombia Village5 - 78 km
Las Brisas Tolima Colombia Village5 - 79 km
Santander de Quilichao Cauca Colombia Village5 40000 people 79 km
Baraya Huila Colombia Village5 4300 people 81 km
Palmira Valle del Cauca Colombia City 240000 people 85 km
Mondomo Cauca Colombia Village5 - 86 km
Chaparral Tolima Colombia Village4 19000 people 87 km
Aponé Tolima Colombia Village5 - 88 km
Garzón Huila Colombia Village4 28000 people 88 km
San Miguel Tolima Colombia Village5 - 90 km
Jamundí Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 42000 people 91 km
Jagua Huila Colombia Village5 - 93 km
Morales Cauca Colombia Village5 4000 people 97 km
Cali Valle del Cauca Colombia Major city 2.3 million people 98 km
El Cerrito Valle del Cauca Colombia Village4 38000 people 98 km
Natagaima Tolima Colombia Village4 11000 people 103 km
Guacarí Valle del Cauca Colombia Village4 18000 people 108 km
Colache Tolima Colombia Village5 - 110 km
Popayán Cauca Colombia City 200000 people 112 km
Castilla Tolima Colombia Village5 - 121 km
Saldana Tolima Colombia Village5 8800 people 123 km
Cabuyales Tolima Colombia Village5 - 128 km
Arcadia Huila Colombia Village5 - 75 km
Pital Huila Colombia Village5 3800 people 80 km
El Pescado Huila Colombia Village5 - 80 km
El Paraíso Huila Colombia Village5 - 82 km
Briceño Huila Colombia Village5 - 84 km
Motilón Huila Colombia Village5 - 84 km
Pita Huila Colombia Village5 - 87 km
Totoró Cauca Colombia Village5 - 88 km
La Argentina Huila Colombia Village5 3000 people 90 km
Piendamó Cauca Colombia Village5 13000 people 91 km
Tarqui Huila Colombia Village5 4000 people 97 km
Buenos Aires Cauca Colombia Village5 2100 people 97 km
El Recreo Huila Colombia Village5 - 99 km
San José de las Hermosas Tolima Colombia Village5 - 101 km
Puracé Cauca Colombia Village5 - 102 km
Altamira Huila Colombia Village5 2100 people 103 km
Suárez Cauca Colombia Village5 9300 people 103 km
Alpujara Tolima Colombia Village5 - 103 km
Olaya Herrera Tolima Colombia Village5 - 104 km
Monguí Huila Colombia Village5 - 104 km
Yumbo Valle del Cauca Colombia Village4 70000 people 104 km
Oporapa Huila Colombia Village5 2300 people 106 km
El Pato Caqueta Colombia Village5 - 107 km
Guadalupe Huila Colombia Village5 4600 people 107 km
San Antonio Tolima Colombia Village5 5100 people 107 km
Elías Huila Colombia Village5 - 110 km
Paloma Tolima Colombia Village5 - 113 km
Timaná Huila Colombia Village5 7400 people 114 km
La Cumbe Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 - 114 km
Dolores Tolima Colombia Village5 3600 people 114 km
Colombia Huila Colombia Village5 2300 people 116 km
Ullacos Cauca Colombia Village5 - 116 km
Buga Valle del Cauca Colombia City 110000 people 117 km
Santa Cruz Tolima Colombia Village5 - 118 km
Barragán Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 - 119 km
Guacamayas Caqueta Colombia Village5 - 119 km
Ortega Tolima Colombia Village4 6800 people 121 km
San Pedro Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 5300 people 123 km
Timbío Cauca Colombia Village5 9000 people 123 km
Legiosa Huila Colombia Village5 - 125 km
Rionegro Tolima Colombia Village5 - 125 km
Isnos Huila Colombia Village5 5100 people 125 km
Prado Tolima Colombia Village5 3500 people 126 km
Restrepo Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 9400 people 126 km
Dagua Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 12000 people 126 km
Gamboa Cauca Colombia Village5 - 128 km
La Esmeralda Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 - 128 km
Ceilán Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 - 128 km
El Tambo Cauca Colombia Village5 6200 people 128 km
Pitalito Huila Colombia Village4 53000 people 129 km
Acevedo Huila Colombia Village5 4400 people 130 km
Tuluá Valle del Cauca Colombia Major city 4 million people 131 km
Darién Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 10000 people 132 km
Loboguerero Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 - 132 km
Aures Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 - 134 km
La Cabana Caqueta Colombia Village5 - 134 km
Castillo Tolima Colombia Village5 - 134 km
Sucre Caqueta Colombia Village5 - 134 km
Párraga Cauca Colombia Village5 - 135 km
La Ensillada Tolima Colombia Village5 - 135 km
San Agustín Huila Colombia Village5 - 135 km
La Palma Huila Colombia Village5 - 135 km
Aco Nuevo Tolima Colombia Village5 - 136 km
Puerto Crevaux Meta Colombia Village5 - 137 km
Puerto Rico Caqueta Colombia Village5 12000 people 139 km
Puente Tuamo Tolima Colombia Village5 - 141 km
La Sierra Cauca Colombia Village5 2100 people 142 km
Palomino Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 - 142 km
Bugalagrande Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 12000 people 142 km
Caiba Caqueta Colombia Village5 - 143 km
Sevilla Valle del Cauca Colombia Village4 41000 people 143 km
Baraya Cauca Colombia Village5 - 144 km
Guamo Tolima Colombia Village4 14000 people 145 km
El Real Tolima Colombia Village5 - 146 km
San Vicente del Caguán Caqueta Colombia Village5 13000 people 146 km
San Luis Tolima Colombia Village5 4100 people 146 km
San José Caqueta Colombia Village5 - 149 km
Caicedonia Quindio Colombia Village4 32000 people 150 km
La Paloma Quindio Colombia Village5 - 150 km
Rondón Cauca Colombia Village5 - 151 km
Juntas Cauca Colombia Village5 - 151 km
La Chamba Tolima Colombia Village5 - 152 km
Colón Caqueta Colombia Village5 - 152 km
El Doncello Caqueta Colombia Village5 12000 people 153 km
Pijao Quindio Colombia Village5 5600 people 153 km
Bocas Caqueta Colombia Village5 - 154 km
Florencia Caqueta Colombia City 120000 people 154 km
Santa Juana Cauca Colombia Village5 - 154 km
Piedra Sentada Cauca Colombia Village5 - 154 km
Uribe Meta Colombia Village5 - 155 km
Zarzal Valle del Cauca Colombia Village4 28000 people 159 km
La Brisa Caqueta Colombia Village5 - 160 km
Córdoba Quindio Colombia Village5 - 160 km
El Salitre Tolima Colombia Village5 - 161 km
La Tebaida Quindio Colombia Village5 26000 people 161 km
Puerto Manrique Caqueta Colombia Village5 - 161 km
Chicoral Tolima Colombia Village5 - 161 km
Venecia Caqueta Colombia Village5 - 161 km
El Espinal Tolima Colombia City - 162 km
Roldanillo Valle del Cauca Colombia Village4 27000 people 162 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)
Herrera HRR unknown 0
Planadas PLA unknown 0
Yaguara AYG unknown 0
Benito Salas NVA 439 Civ. Paved Yes 5200
San Jacinto 975 0
Gen Navas Pardo CPL 832 Civ. Paved No 3900
Alfonso Bonilla Aragon International CLO 964 Civ. Paved Yes 9800
Marco Fidel Suarez Air Base 965 0
Guillermo Leon Valencia PPN 1730 Civ. Paved No 6200
La Jagua 799 Civ. Unpaved No 3400
La Primavera LPE unknown 0
Santana Ramos SRO unknown 0
Guacamayas GCA unknown 0
Pitalito PTX 1284 Civ. Paved No 4900
Farfan ULQ 955 Civ. Paved No 5900
Puerto Rico PCC unknown 0
San Vicente del Caguan SVI 280 Civ. Paved Yes 5200
Uribe URI unknown 0
Gustavo Artunduaga Paredes FLA 245 Civ. Paved Yes 4900
Zarzal 914 0
El Eden AXM 1207 Civ. Paved Yes 6200
Buenaventura BUN 15 Civ. Paved Yes 3900
Candilejas CJD unknown 0
Perales IBE 928 Civ. Paved Yes 4900
Santiago Vila GIR 285 Civ. Paved Yes 5200
Luis F Pinto 320 0
Tolemaida 518 0
Santa Ana SQB 900 Civ. Paved Yes 7200
Lopez de Micay LMX unknown 0
Matecana PEI 1346 Civ. Paved Yes 6600
Caquetania CQT unknown 0
Timbiqui TBD unknown 0
El Recreo ELJ unknown 0
Lamacarena LMC unknown 0
La Nubia 2030 Civ. Paved No 4500
Santagueda 1030 0
Villa Garzon VGZ 379 Civ. Paved No 4200
Guapi GPI 50 Civ. Paved Yes 4000
Antonio Narino PSO 1814 Civ. Paved No 7100
Mandinga COG 66 Civ. Paved No 3900
Iscuande ISD unknown 0
Madrid Air Base 2547 Civ. Paved No 6000
El Charco ECR unknown 0
Tres Esquinas Ab 178 Civ. Unpaved No 4200
Eldorado International BOG 2547 Civ. Paved Yes 12400
Mariquita MQU 467 Civ. Paved Yes 5800
Vanguardia VVC 423 Civ. Paved Yes 5500
Gomez Nino Air Base 366 Civ. Paved Yes 8200
Guaymaral 2584 Civ. Paved No 5600
Puerto Asis PUU 254 Civ. Paved No 5900
Yaguarito 254 0
Mosquera MQR unknown 0
Payan PYN unknown 0
German Olano PAL 173 Mil. Paved No 9900
El Carano UIB 67 Civ. Paved Yes 4200
Putumayo PYO unknown 0
Apiay API unknown 0
Nueve Loja Lago Agrio LGQ 299 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Buenaventura COBUN Colombia
Punta Charambira Colombia
Guapi Colombia
Gorgona Island Colombia

More information

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