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
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 of the alert score: 3 (Chile)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us2000dxfc Scaled population -8 Max wave scenario 0m  
  C1 shakemap -1.16 Max wave realtime 0m  
  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
1206218 0 10 Apr 2018 10:19 6.2M, 76.08km 5.57 240 thousand 0m (at 00:00) 00:11 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.

Tsunami affected locations

Alert Date (UTC) Name Country Tsunami wave height (m)

See full locations list (RSS)


Initial conditions

Title: "54km SW of Ovalle"

Fault parameters

  • Length: 19 km
  • Width: 5 km
  • Magnitude: 6.2 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: .6 m
  • Strike: 3 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 15 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: 76 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): -73.057, -32.486, -70.057, -29.486
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:.25 minutes

Sea Level