M 5.5 in Peru on 29 Jan 2019 23:35 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1169224
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
Inserted at: 29 Jan 2019 23:55 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (Peru)


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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  
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Greenpeace en la semana final de las bolsas plásticas: “Enfrentamos un ... Thu, 31 Jan 2019 16:34:00 +0100.

Greenpeace celebró el hito del fin de las bolsas plásticas, pero advirtió que el liderazgo mostrado por Chile está quedando rezagado por otros países de la región, como Perú, cuyo Congreso aprobó una normativa que busca la prohibición de lo
Percy Medina: “Lo que ha ocurrido en el Congreso es un terremoto polít ... Wed, 30 Jan 2019 16:27:00 +0100.

El jefe de la Misión para el Perú de IDEA Internacional, Percy Medina, dijo para Nacional F.M., que el reordenamiento de las fuerzas políticas y la pérdida de mayoría del partido fujimorista en el Congreso ha sido como un terremoto político
Deadly accidents in Latin America recentlyMon, 28 Jan 2019 08:49:00 +0100.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- At least 58 people died and hundreds remain missing after a tailings dam owned by mining giant Vale collapsed Friday afternoon in Brazil's southeastern state of Minas Gerais, said local authorities. The f

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),