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M 7.1 in Peru on 14 Jan 2018 09:18 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 7.1M
  • Depth: 36.25 Km
  • Event Date: 14 Jan 2018 09:18 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 41000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 14 Jan 2018 10:16 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (PER)

Tsunami

The maximum Tsunami wave height is  0.2m in Chavina, Peru. This height is estimated for 14-Jan-2018 09:28:58.

References

Known identifiers for this event: gfz2018aylz (geofonid) pt18014000 (ptwcid) at00p2jgj9 (ntwc    id) us2000cjfy (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 357 | About casualties: 71 | Last hour: 0

Terremoto deixa um morto e mais de cem feridos no Sul do Peru
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:41:00 +0100   jcrs (pt)

Uma pessoa morreu e pelo menos 104 ficaram feridas com o terremoto que atingiu as regiões de Arequipa, Ayacucho e Ica, no Sul do Peru, no último domingo (14). De acordo com o Centro de Operações de Emergência Nacional (Coen) do país, o número de casas afetadas chegou a 780.

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Hundreds of families affected by powerful quake in Peru
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:02:00 +0100   pna (en)

MEXICO CITY -- More than 100 people have been injured as a powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Peru, the country's National Emergency Operations Center (COEN) said in a statement Monday, citing Peru's National Institute for Civil Defense.

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Silne trzęsienie ziemi w Peru
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:30:00 +0100   rzeczpospolita (pl)

Trzęsienie ziemi o magnitudzie 7,3 nawiedziło południowe wybrzeże Peru. Władze nie poinformowały o skali zniszczeń oraz o ofiarach. Z informacji zebranych przez amerykańską służbę geologiczną wynika, że epicentrum znajdowało się około 120 kilometrów na południowy zachód od miasta Puquio.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (2), JRC (133), (3), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), USGS (6), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),

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