M 5.5 in Peru on 29 Jan 2019 23:35 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: 109.26 Km
Lat/Lon: -15.5061 , -72.4091
Event Date: 29 Jan 2019 23:35 UTC
Exposed Population: 150000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000iru6
Inserted at: 29 Jan 2019 23:55 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Peru)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000iru6 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1246701 0 29 Jan 2019 23:35 5.5M, 109.26km 3.82 150 thousand 00:20 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 Peru ,of Arequipa (population 1,079,500) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1246701 -15.506/-72.409 5.5 109.26 3.82 29 Jan 2019 23:58 00:23 (new episode)
2 0 1246701 -15.506/-72.409 5.5 109.26 3.82 30 Jan 2019 01:39 02:04 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Arequipa Peru 3500 people
Arequipa Peru 1.2 million people
Cusco Peru 370000 people
Ayacucho Peru 98000 people
Apurimac Peru 210000 people
Puno Peru 520000 people
Moquegua Peru 26000 people
Ica Peru <1000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Mauca Llacta Arequipa Peru Village5 - 31 km
Andagua Arequipa Peru Village5 - 5 km
Chipchane Arequipa Peru Village5 - 11 km
Chacas Arequipa Peru Village5 - 14 km
Machaguay Arequipa Peru Village5 - 18 km
Sucna Arequipa Peru Village5 - 19 km
Tada Arequipa Peru Village5 - 20 km
Collopampa Arequipa Peru Village5 - 21 km
Viraco Arequipa Peru Village5 - 22 km
Chilcaimarca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 23 km
Huincocau Arequipa Peru Village5 - 24 km
Ayo Arequipa Peru Village5 - 24 km
Uñon Arequipa Peru Village5 - 26 km
Orcopampa Arequipa Peru Village5 5600 people 26 km
Cotcota Arequipa Peru Village5 - 28 km
Miña Arequipa Peru Village5 - 28 km
Umachulco Arequipa Peru Village5 - 29 km
Choca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 30 km
Pampacolca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 30 km
Huayllaura Arequipa Peru Village5 - 35 km
Ajpi Arequipa Peru Village5 - 37 km
Llanca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 39 km
Andamayo Arequipa Peru Village5 - 40 km
Huambo Arequipa Peru Village5 - 40 km
Palljaruta Arequipa Peru Village5 - 42 km
Chiringay Arequipa Peru Village5 - 43 km
Chuquibamba Arequipa Peru Village4 - 46 km
Huasca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 47 km
Cabanoconde Arequipa Peru Village5 - 47 km
Uchuru Arequipa Peru Village5 - 51 km
Arcata Arequipa Peru Village5 - 52 km
Huatiapa Arequipa Peru Village5 - 52 km
Illigua Arequipa Peru Village5 - 53 km
Huayhuachana Arequipa Peru Village5 - 55 km
Alca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 56 km
Santa Catalina Arequipa Peru Village5 - 56 km
Puica Arequipa Peru Village5 - 57 km
Huilla Arequipa Peru Village5 - 57 km
Lacrahunca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 58 km
Cahuanata Arequipa Peru Village5 - 58 km
Acoy Arequipa Peru Village5 - 59 km
Andaray Arequipa Peru Village5 - 59 km
Yanaquihua Arequipa Peru Village5 - 59 km
Yachanguillo Arequipa Peru Village5 - 60 km
Taurisma Arequipa Peru Village5 - 60 km
Huasamayo Arequipa Peru Village5 - 60 km
Suni Arequipa Peru Village5 - 60 km
Tarucane Arequipa Peru Village5 - 60 km
Catahuasi Arequipa Peru Village5 - 61 km
Parirahua Arequipa Peru Village5 - 61 km
Pinchollo Arequipa Peru Village5 - 62 km
Humpaica Arequipa Peru Village5 - 63 km
Pichirhua Arequipa Peru Village5 - 63 km
Toro Ccasa Arequipa Peru Village5 - 63 km
Aplao Arequipa Peru Village5 - 64 km
Llakas Arequipa Peru Village5 - 64 km
Ascata Arequipa Peru Village5 - 64 km
Madrigal Arequipa Peru Village5 - 65 km
Huastaca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 65 km
Pampamarca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 67 km
Flor del Mundo Arequipa Peru Village5 - 68 km
La Mina Arequipa Peru Village5 - 69 km
Lari Arequipa Peru Village5 - 69 km
Minas Cuchilladas Arequipa Peru Village5 - 70 km
Cerro Rico Arequipa Peru Village5 - 70 km
Millpo Arequipa Peru Village5 - 70 km
Maca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 70 km
Chinquillape Arequipa Peru Village5 - 71 km
Hacienda Chanana Arequipa Peru Village5 - 72 km
Chaucalla Arequipa Peru Village5 - 74 km
Huaynapatacabildo Arequipa Peru Village5 - 75 km
Cailloma Arequipa Peru Village5 - 75 km
Charcana Arequipa Peru Village5 - 77 km
Macalla Arequipa Peru Village5 - 77 km
Achoma Arequipa Peru Village5 - 77 km
Iñapata Arequipa Peru Village5 - 77 km
Corire Arequipa Peru Village5 - 80 km
Sueterapa Pata Arequipa Peru Village5 - 82 km
Coporaque Arequipa Peru Village5 - 82 km
Suyckutambo Arequipa Peru Village5 - 84 km
Mesana Arequipa Peru Village5 - 84 km
Pitay Arequipa Peru Village5 - 87 km
Chivay Arequipa Peru Village4 4400 people 88 km
La Angostura Arequipa Peru Village5 - 88 km
Cunocuno Arequipa Peru Village5 - 88 km
Corculla Ayacucho Peru Village5 - 89 km
Marroquín Arequipa Peru Village5 - 89 km
Oyolo Ayacucho Peru Village5 - 90 km
Canacota Arequipa Peru Village5 - 91 km
Tuti Arequipa Peru Village5 - 91 km
Sóndor Arequipa Peru Village5 - 92 km
Iquipe Arequipa Peru Village5 - 93 km
Piccho Arequipa Peru Village5 - 93 km
Huarajo Cusco Peru Village5 - 93 km
Tulane Arequipa Peru Village5 - 94 km
Ccescca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 96 km
El Alto Arequipa Peru Village5 - 99 km
Pucara Cusco Peru Village5 - 100 km
Urasqui Arequipa Peru Village5 - 100 km
Cayarani Arequipa Peru Village5 - 100 km
Sibayo Arequipa Peru Village5 - 101 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)
Minas Buenaventura 3719 Civ. Unpaved No 4500
Huambo 3283 Civ. Unpaved No 4200
Chivay 3520 Civ. Paved No 4100
Campamento Siguas Majes 1440 Civ. Unpaved No 5900
Santa Rita de Siguas 1280 Civ. Unpaved No 4200
Vitor 1542 0
Camana 65 Civ. Unpaved No 3200
Rodriguez Ballon AQP 2562 Civ. Paved Yes 9700
Yauri 3900 Civ. Paved No 8200
Mariano Melgar 1250 0
Mollendo 3 Civ. Unpaved No 4900
Yauca 150 Civ. Unpaved No 4500
Juliaca JUL 3824 Civ. Paved Yes 13700

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Atico PEATI Peru
Matarani PEMRI Peru
Mollendo PEMLQ Peru

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Condoroma Colca 1985
Lagunillas Ramis 1995

More information

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