M 4.6 in Argentina on 07 Jul 2013 15:00 UTC
EQ parameters

Event summary

This is a preliminary assessment. The final GDACS Alert Level has been/will be published using more detailed information.

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 234.2 Km
Lat/Lon: -23.0313 , -66.8658
Event Date: 07 Jul 2013 15:00 UTC
07 Jul 2013 12:00 Local
Exposed Population:
About 10956 people within 100km
Source: NEIC
Inserted at: 07 Jul 2013 18:14 UTC


For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC n.a n.a
Scaled population (vector) n.a  
  C1 earthquake n.a  
  C2 earthquake n.a  
  Country Vulnerability n.a  
  INFORM_normalised n.a  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1000492 n.a 07 Jul 2013 15:00 4.6M, 234.2km N/A 10 thousand (in 100km) 03:14 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Argentina , Province of Jujuy (population 530,886) . The nearest places are Pairique Chico, Palrique Grande, Toro, Rosario, Tocol, Turu Tari, Olaroz Grande, Coranzulí, Olaroz Chico, Mina Pirquita, and Loma Blanca.

Radius Population
100 km 9600 people
75 km 4300 people
50 km 2000 people
20 km <1000 people
10 km <1000 people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Jujuy Argentina 530000 people
Antofagasta Chile 420000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pairique Chico Jujuy Argentina Village - 2 km
Palrique Grande Jujuy Argentina Village - 13 km
Toro Jujuy Argentina Village - 20 km
Rosario Jujuy Argentina Village - 24 km
Tocol Jujuy Argentina Village - 25 km
Turu Tari Jujuy Argentina Village - 28 km
Olaroz Grande Jujuy Argentina Village - 37 km
Coranzulí Jujuy Argentina Village - 45 km
Olaroz Chico Jujuy Argentina Village - 48 km
Mina Pirquita Jujuy Argentina Village - 51 km
Antiguyo Jujuy Argentina Village - 57 km
Farillón Jujuy Argentina Village - 65 km
Susques Jujuy Argentina Village - 67 km
Loma Blanca Jujuy Argentina Village - 68 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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