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M 4.5 in Chile on 17 Apr 2017 13:29 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: 4.5M
  • Depth: 58.4 Km
  • Event Date: 17 Apr 2017 13:29 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 221841 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 17 Apr 2017 14:39 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10008icv (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 91 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Terremoto de 7,6 grados en Chile
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:28:00 +0200   laopinion-co (es)

Un terremoto de 7,6 grados en la escala de Richter afectó este domingo el sur de Chile, generando una alerta de tsunami en cinco regiones del país, sin que los primeros reportes señalen personas afectadas o daños mayores, informó la Oficina Nacional de Emergencia (Onemi).

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6.2-magnitude quake rattles northern Chile: USGS
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 01:57:00 +0200   news-yahoo (en)

Santiago (AFP) - An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale shook northern Chile Saturday, according to the United States Geological Survey, but there was no tsunami alert and no immediate report of damage or injuries. The powerful quake, at a depth of 135 kilometers (84 miles), hit at....

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Un sismo de 6,2 grados sacudió el norte de Chile
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 13:52:00 +0200   lavoz901 (es)

Fecha: 16/04/2017 Hora: 08:32 - Un sismo de 6,2 grados de magnitud en la escala de Richter se sintió este sábado en tres regiones del norte de Chile, sin provocar daños o víctimas y sin activar alerta de tsunami, informaron organismos oficiales. "Un sismo de mediana intensidad se percibió a las....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (60), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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