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M 4.8 in Peru on 16 Feb 2017 10:36 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
  • Depth: 40.17 Km
  • Event Date: 16 Feb 2017 10:36 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 587935 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 16 Feb 2017 14:00 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us20008k68 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 229 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Peru: Reporte complementario n° 150 - Inundación en el distrito de Tapairihua – Apurímac
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:00:00 +0100   reliefWeb (es)

I. HECHOS: El 15 de febrero de 2017, a las 19:00 horas aproximadamente, a consecuencia de intensas precipitaciones pluviales, se produjo inundación afectando viviendas, áreas de cultivo y animales en la Localidad de Mocchocco Distrito de Tapairihua.

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Fatal fires and floods ravage parts of Chile and Peru
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:37:00 +0100   euronews-en (en)

Parts of Chile are engulfed in flames as wildfires rage in central and southern areas. Chile has survived earthquakes, tsunamis and fires. Let’s give them a hand, they’re suffering the biggest fire ever registered there RT&Give — 5H WorldWide News (@5HWWNews) January 26, 2017 The flames have....

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Peru: Informe de emergencia N° 174 - Precipitaciones pluviales en las provincias de la región Piura
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:10:00 +0100   reliefWeb (es)

I. HECHOS: El 30 de enero de 2017, a las 21:30 horas aproximadamente, a consecuencia de las intensas precipitaciones pluviales registradas en la zona, se produjo la colmatación de cunetas produciendo su desborde y afectando a viviendas en el distrito de Piura y Castilla.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (64), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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