M 5.6 in Chile on 05 Apr 2018 11:12 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 34.93 Km
Lat/Lon: -20.3819 , -70.6056
Event Date: 05 Apr 2018 11:12 UTC
Exposed Population: 300000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 Apr 2018 11:30 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3 (CHL)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 28 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Predecir terremotos midiendo alteraciones electromagnéticas
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 06:19:00 +0200.

En fecha 28 de marzo de 2012 publicamos un artículo en el periódico El Día, titulado “Electromagnetismo y predicción de terremotos”, en el cual decíamos que si los seres humanos queremos predecir los terremotos debemos tratar de disponer de
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¡Listos en Paz o Emergencia! Un cumpleaños más para la Defensa Civil C ...
Sun, 08 Apr 2018 00:11:00 +0200.

Mediante el Decreto No. 606 del 6 de abril de 1967, se creó en nuestro país la Dirección Nacional de la Defensa Civil bajo dependencia y orientación de la Presidencia de la República; conformada por dos niveles: el oficial, constituido por
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Gómez de la Torre: Este es el terremoto político más importante del si ...
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 20:40:00 +0200.

La Corte Suprema de Brasil negó por seis votos contra cinco el hábeas corpus que podría haber librado de la prisión al expresidente Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, quien queda así a un paso de la cárcel, condenado a doce años por corrupción. El
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Chile: Chile - 5.6 M Earthquake (GDACS, USGS, Media) (ECHO Daily Flash ...
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 12:20:00 +0200.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 M at a depth of 34.9 km hit the northern Chile on 5 April at 11:12 UTC. The epicenter was located 50 km south-west of the city of Iquique (Iquique Province, Tarapacá Region). USGS PAGER indicates a shaking up
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),