M 5.5 in Colombia on 28 Jan 2019 21:07 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: 5.5M
Depth: 14.86 Km
Lat/Lon: 3.0903 , -75.6928
Event Date: 28 Jan 2019 21:07 UTC
Exposed Population: 3630000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j9um
Inserted at: 29 Jan 2019 03:46 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4 (Colombia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000j9um Scaled population (vector) 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
1246587 0 28 Jan 2019 21:07 5.4M, 19.87km 4.96 3.9 million 00:18 NEIC
1246613 0 28 Jan 2019 21:07 5.5M, 14.86km N/A 3.6 million 06:38 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* 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
3400 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1246587 3.09/-75.693 5.5 14.86 4.96 29 Jan 2019 03:45 06:38 (new episode)
2 0 1246613 3.09/-75.693 5.5 14.86 4.96 29 Jan 2019 03:46 06:39 (new episode)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Huila Colombia 3400 people
Huila Colombia 470000 people
Tolima Colombia 46000 people
Cauca Colombia 110000 people
Valle del Cauca Colombia 2.4 million people
Risaralda Colombia 610000 people
Huila Colombia 610000 people
Tolima Colombia 1 million people
Cauca Colombia 990000 people
Valle del Cauca Colombia 1.7 million people
Caqueta Colombia 380000 people
Meta Colombia 140000 people
Quindio Colombia 520000 people
Choco Colombia 42000 people
Distrito Especial Colombia 6.6 million people
Cundinamarca Colombia 1.4 million people
Risaralda Colombia 160000 people
Caldas Colombia 8500 people
Narino Colombia <1000 people
Putumayo Colombia 3100 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Santa María Huila Colombia Village5 2700 people 14 km
La Platina Huila Colombia Village5 - 15 km
San Luis Huila Colombia Village5 - 23 km
San Francisco Huila Colombia Village5 - 33 km
Palermo Huila Colombia Village5 9700 people 36 km
Teruel Huila Colombia Village5 3900 people 41 km
Ventanas Huila Colombia Village5 - 41 km
Ríonegro Huila Colombia Village5 - 44 km
Aipe Huila Colombia Village5 7900 people 44 km
Neiva Huila Colombia City 340000 people 49 km
Betania Huila Colombia Village5 - 49 km
Iquira Huila Colombia Village5 - 49 km
Fortalecillas Huila Colombia Village5 - 49 km
Yaguará Huila Colombia Village5 5500 people 51 km
La Polonia Huila Colombia Village5 - 52 km
Villavieja Huila Colombia Village5 2700 people 55 km
Maco Huila Colombia Village5 - 55 km
Diomate Huila Colombia Village5 - 56 km
Campoalegre Huila Colombia Village4 22000 people 60 km
Hobo Huila Colombia Village5 4300 people 62 km
Corinto Cauca Colombia Village5 16000 people 64 km
Florida Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 46000 people 67 km
Villa Rica Cauca Colombia Village5 - 83 km
Jamundí Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 42000 people 96 km
Cali Valle del Cauca Colombia Major city 2.3 million people 101 km
Pereira Risaralda Colombia City 430000 people 187 km
Dos Quebradas Risaralda Colombia City 170000 people 194 km
Toez Cauca Colombia Village5 - 52 km
Páez Cauca Colombia Village5 - 56 km
Guanábano Tolima Colombia Village5 - 56 km
Tacueyó Cauca Colombia Village5 - 58 km
Rivera Huila Colombia Village5 7800 people 59 km
Pirabante Huila Colombia Village5 - 62 km
Tello Huila Colombia Village5 4800 people 63 km
Otás Huila Colombia Village5 - 64 km
Las Brisas Tolima Colombia Village5 - 65 km
Fortalecilla Huila Colombia Village5 - 70 km
Baraya Huila Colombia Village5 4300 people 70 km
Paicol Huila Colombia Village5 1600 people 71 km
Inzá Cauca Colombia Village5 - 71 km
Algeciras Huila Colombia Village5 10000 people 72 km
Pradera Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 43000 people 72 km
Jambaló Cauca Colombia Village5 - 73 km
Miraflores Cauca Colombia Village5 - 73 km
Aponé Tolima Colombia Village5 - 74 km
Chaparral Tolima Colombia Village4 19000 people 74 km
Potrerillo Huila Colombia Village5 - 75 km
San Miguel Tolima Colombia Village5 - 76 km
Gigante Huila Colombia Village5 9700 people 78 km
Motilón Huila Colombia Village5 - 79 km
Arcadia Huila Colombia Village5 - 80 km
La Plata Huila Colombia Village4 19000 people 80 km
Santander Cauca Colombia Village5 - 80 km
El Paraíso Huila Colombia Village5 - 81 km
Betania Huila Colombia Village5 - 84 km
Palmira Valle del Cauca Colombia City 240000 people 84 km
Ríoloro Huila Colombia Village5 - 85 km
Caldono Cauca Colombia Village5 3500 people 86 km
El Pescado Huila Colombia Village5 - 88 km
Santander de Quilichao Cauca Colombia Village5 40000 people 88 km
Natagaima Tolima Colombia Village4 11000 people 89 km
Silvia Cauca Colombia Village5 7300 people 90 km
Olaya Herrera Tolima Colombia Village5 - 90 km
San José de las Hermosas Tolima Colombia Village5 - 90 km
Alpujara Tolima Colombia Village5 - 91 km
Pital Huila Colombia Village5 3800 people 92 km
Monguí Huila Colombia Village5 - 93 km
Briceño Huila Colombia Village5 - 93 km
San Antonio Tolima Colombia Village5 5100 people 94 km
Pita Huila Colombia Village5 - 95 km
El Cerrito Valle del Cauca Colombia Village4 38000 people 96 km
Mondomo Cauca Colombia Village5 - 96 km
Colache Tolima Colombia Village5 - 96 km
Garzón Huila Colombia Village4 28000 people 98 km
Paloma Tolima Colombia Village5 - 99 km
El Pato Caqueta Colombia Village5 - 101 km
Totoró Cauca Colombia Village5 - 101 km
Dolores Tolima Colombia Village5 3600 people 101 km
La Argentina Huila Colombia Village5 3000 people 103 km
Piendamó Cauca Colombia Village5 13000 people 103 km
Jagua Huila Colombia Village5 - 103 km
Colombia Huila Colombia Village5 2300 people 104 km
Guacarí Valle del Cauca Colombia Village4 18000 people 105 km
Yumbo Valle del Cauca Colombia Village4 70000 people 105 km
Santa Cruz Tolima Colombia Village5 - 105 km
Buenos Aires Cauca Colombia Village5 2100 people 106 km
Castilla Tolima Colombia Village5 - 107 km
El Recreo Huila Colombia Village5 - 107 km
Ortega Tolima Colombia Village4 6800 people 107 km
Saldana Tolima Colombia Village5 8800 people 109 km
Morales Cauca Colombia Village5 4000 people 109 km
Barragán Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 - 109 km
Tarqui Huila Colombia Village5 4000 people 109 km
Rionegro Tolima Colombia Village5 - 112 km
Suárez Cauca Colombia Village5 9300 people 112 km
Prado Tolima Colombia Village5 3500 people 112 km
Buga Valle del Cauca Colombia City 110000 people 112 km
Legiosa Huila Colombia Village5 - 113 km
Cabuyales Tolima Colombia Village5 - 114 km
La Cumbe Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 - 114 km
Altamira Huila Colombia Village5 2100 people 114 km
Puracé Cauca Colombia Village5 - 116 km
San Pedro Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 5300 people 117 km
Guadalupe Huila Colombia Village5 4600 people 119 km
Oporapa Huila Colombia Village5 2300 people 119 km
La Esmeralda Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 - 119 km
Ceilán Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 - 120 km
Castillo Tolima Colombia Village5 - 120 km
La Ensillada Tolima Colombia Village5 - 121 km
Guacamayas Caqueta Colombia Village5 - 121 km
Aco Nuevo Tolima Colombia Village5 - 122 km
Elías Huila Colombia Village5 - 122 km
Aures Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 - 123 km
Restrepo Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 9400 people 124 km
Tuluá Valle del Cauca Colombia Major city 4 million people 124 km
Popayán Cauca Colombia City 200000 people 126 km
Timaná Huila Colombia Village5 7400 people 126 km
Puente Tuamo Tolima Colombia Village5 - 127 km
Dagua Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 12000 people 128 km
Puerto Crevaux Meta Colombia Village5 - 128 km
Darién Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 10000 people 129 km
Ullacos Cauca Colombia Village5 - 130 km
Guamo Tolima Colombia Village4 14000 people 131 km
Loboguerero Valle del Cauca Colombia Village5 - 132 km
El Real Tolima Colombia Village5 - 132 km
San Luis Tolima Colombia Village5 4100 people 132 km
Sevilla Valle del Cauca Colombia Village4 41000 people 134 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
Benito Salas NVA 439 Civ. Paved Yes 5200
Yaguara AYG unknown 0
San Jacinto 975 0
Marco Fidel Suarez Air Base 965 0
Matecana PEI 1346 Civ. Paved Yes 6600
Gen Navas Pardo CPL 832 Civ. Paved No 3900
Alfonso Bonilla Aragon International CLO 964 Civ. Paved Yes 9800
La Primavera LPE unknown 0
La Jagua 799 Civ. Unpaved No 3400
Santana Ramos SRO unknown 0
Guacamayas GCA unknown 0
Guillermo Leon Valencia PPN 1730 Civ. Paved No 6200
Farfan ULQ 955 Civ. Paved No 5900
Puerto Rico PCC unknown 0
Pitalito PTX 1284 Civ. Paved No 4900
Uribe URI unknown 0
San Vicente del Caguan SVI 280 Civ. Paved Yes 5200
Zarzal 914 0
El Eden AXM 1207 Civ. Paved Yes 6200
Perales IBE 928 Civ. Paved Yes 4900
Santiago Vila GIR 285 Civ. Paved Yes 5200
Buenaventura BUN 15 Civ. Paved Yes 3900
Gustavo Artunduaga Paredes FLA 245 Civ. Paved Yes 4900
Candilejas CJD unknown 0
Luis F Pinto 320 0
Tolemaida 518 0
Santa Ana SQB 900 Civ. Paved Yes 7200
Caquetania CQT unknown 0
Lamacarena LMC unknown 0
Lopez de Micay LMX unknown 0
El Recreo ELJ unknown 0
Timbiqui TBD unknown 0
Madrid Air Base 2547 Civ. Paved No 6000
Eldorado International BOG 2547 Civ. Paved Yes 12400
Guaymaral 2584 Civ. Paved No 5600

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Buenaventura COBUN Colombia

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Betania Magdalena 1984
Salvajina Cauca Colina Garce 1985
Prado Prado 1971
Calima Calima 1965

More information

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