M 5.6 in Chile on 30 Jan 2019 07:44 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: 38.64 Km
Lat/Lon: -25.9299 , -70.7335
Event Date: 30 Jan 2019 07:44 UTC
Exposed Population: About 28000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000iryd
Inserted at: 30 Jan 2019 08:01 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 3 (Chile)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000iryd Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -1.16  
  C2 shakemap 0.54  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.75  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1246740 0 30 Jan 2019 07:44 5.6M, 38.64km 4.38 30 thousand 00:17 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 Chile ,of Antofagasta (population 423,780) . 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 1246740 -25.93/-70.734 5.6 38.64 4.03 30 Jan 2019 08:03 00:18 (new episode)
2 0 1246740 -25.93/-70.734 5.6 38.64 4.38 30 Jan 2019 09:53 02:08 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Antofagasta Chile 5300 people
Atacama Chile 12000 people
Antofagasta Chile 10000 people
Atacama Chile 200000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pan de Azúcar Atacama Chile Village5 - 26 km
Cifuncho Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 32 km
Chañaral Atacama Chile Village4 - 48 km
El Barquito Atacama Chile Village5 - 48 km
Taltal Antofagasta Chile Village4 9800 people 64 km
Rosario del Llano Atacama Chile Village5 - 75 km
Puerto Flamenco Atacama Chile Village5 - 70 km
Canchas Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 77 km
Pueblo Hundido Atacama Chile Village5 - 86 km
Altamira Atacama Chile Village5 - 90 km
Estacion Agua Verde Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 95 km
Ex Oficina Santa Luisa Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 98 km
Poposo Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 106 km
San Juan Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 107 km
Refresco Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 115 km
Oficina Rosario Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 120 km
El Salvador Atacama Chile Village5 - 120 km
Oficina Alemania Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 120 km
Aquada de la Polvora Atacama Chile Village5 - 121 km
Oficina Chile Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 123 km
Inca de Oro Atacama Chile Village5 - 123 km
Oficina Ballena Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 126 km
Oficina Salinitas Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 127 km
Caldera Atacama Chile Village4 - 127 km
Cóndor Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 128 km
Catalina Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 128 km
Calderilla Atacama Chile Village5 - 129 km
Inés Chica Atacama Chile Village5 - 137 km
Potrerillos Atacama Chile Village4 - 137 km
Nuevo Juncal Atacama Chile Village5 - 137 km
Chorrillos Atacama Chile Village5 - 144 km
Jose Manuel Balmaceda Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 148 km
Carrera Pinto Atacama Chile Village5 - 151 km
Toledo Atacama Chile Village5 - 154 km
Dulcinea Atacama Chile Village5 - 154 km
Blanca Estela Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 154 km
Pampa Anita Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 155 km
Pedernales Atacama Chile Village5 - 156 km
Angostura Atacama Chile Village5 - 156 km
Caserón Atacama Chile Village5 - 159 km
Puquios Atacama Chile Village5 - 160 km
Copiapó Atacama Chile City 120000 people 163 km
Los Vientos Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 170 km
Paipote Atacama Chile Village5 - 171 km
Quebrada Seca Atacama Chile Village5 - 178 km
Tierra Amarilla Atacama Chile Village5 - 179 km
Lacaile Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 186 km
Río Frío Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 189 km
Oficina san Martin Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 206 km
Castilla Atacama Chile Village5 - 214 km
Aguas Blancas Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 214 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)
Chanaral CNR 30 Civ. Paved No 4000
Las Breas TTC 786 Civ. Paved No 4500
El Salvador Bajo ESR 1597 Civ. Paved No 7500
Caldera 55 Civ. Unpaved No 3900
Chamonate CPO 291 Civ. Paved No 5400

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Chanaral CLCNR Chile
Barquito CLBAR Chile
Taltal CLTTC Chile
Caldera CLCLD Chile

More information

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