M 5 in Chile on 17 Apr 2018 13:46 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 1140581
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.0M
Depth: 104.98 Km
Lat/Lon: -21.424 , -68.878
Event Date: 17 Apr 2018 13:46 UTC
Exposed Population: About 8000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 17 Apr 2018 14:04 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 5.4 (Bolivia)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Bolivia= 5.4; Chile= 3

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000e1hq Scaled population (vector) 3.74  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.04  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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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.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (34), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),