M 4.5 in Peru on 14 Feb 2019 04:02 UTC
EQ parameters
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 143.39 Km
Lat/Lon: -15.2639 , -71.6682
Event Date: 14 Feb 2019 04:02 UTC
13 Feb 2019 23:02 Local
Exposed Population: 270000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000jhqs
Inserted at: 14 Feb 2019 04:20 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Peru)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000jhqs Scaled population (vector) 5.41  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0.27  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1248770 0 14 Feb 2019 04:02 4.5M, 143.39km N/A 270 thousand 00:17 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 Peru , Department of Arequipa (population 1,079,500) . The nearest places are Utahuanta, La Angostura, Callampure, Achachorcro, Checcahuancaña, Rosaspata, Cailloma, Pisacpicho, Altaruma, Alcata, and Jayco.

Radius Population
100 km 270000 people
75 km 150000 people
50 km 55000 people
20 km 10000 people
10 km 3200 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Arequipa Peru 1 million people
Cusco Peru 1.1 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Utahuanta Arequipa Peru Village6 - 3 km
La Angostura Arequipa Peru Village5 - 10 km
Callampure Arequipa Peru Village6 - 12 km
Achachorcro Arequipa Peru Village6 - 12 km
Checcahuancaña Arequipa Peru Village6 - 14 km
Rosaspata Arequipa Peru Village6 - 14 km
Cailloma Arequipa Peru Village5 - 15 km
Pisacpicho Arequipa Peru Village6 - 16 km
Altaruma Arequipa Peru Village6 - 16 km
Alcata Arequipa Peru Village6 - 19 km
Lorendira Cusco Peru Village6 - 20 km
Tulane Arequipa Peru Village5 - 22 km
Suyckutambo Arequipa Peru Village5 - 22 km
Hacienda Talta Arequipa Peru Village6 - 23 km
Flor del Mundo Arequipa Peru Village5 - 24 km
Minas Cuchilladas Arequipa Peru Village5 - 24 km
Huayranca Arequipa Peru Village6 - 25 km
Carhuasanta Arequipa Peru Village6 - 25 km
Tisco Arequipa Peru Village5 - 25 km
Achumane Arequipa Peru Village6 - 25 km
Ñuñunca Arequipa Peru Village6 - 27 km
Chapichapi Cusco Peru Village6 - 27 km
Cairahuiri Arequipa Peru Village6 - 28 km
Taraque Cusco Peru Village5 - 28 km
Canillo Arequipa Peru Village6 - 30 km
Suyckutamo Arequipa Peru Village6 - 31 km
Pucara Cusco Peru Village5 - 31 km
Churaña Arequipa Peru Village6 - 32 km
Tuti Arequipa Peru Village5 - 32 km
Ccescca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 33 km
Sibayo Arequipa Peru Village5 - 33 km
Santa Rosa Arequipa Peru Village6 - 34 km
Alcania Arequipa Peru Village6 - 35 km
Canacota Arequipa Peru Village5 - 35 km
Pampuyo Arequipa Peru Village6 - 35 km
Anta Arequipa Peru Village5 - 36 km
Palcachuyo Cusco Peru Village5 - 36 km
Callali Arequipa Peru Village5 - 37 km
Piruaña Arequipa Peru Village6 - 40 km
Ucria Arequipa Peru Village6 - 40 km
Llacto Arequipa Peru Village6 - 40 km
Auchilca Arequipa Peru Village6 - 40 km
Puclluta Arequipa Peru Village6 - 40 km
Coporaque Arequipa Peru Village5 - 41 km
Cullpa Huma Cusco Peru Village6 - 41 km
Calacala Arequipa Peru Village6 - 41 km
Callanca Arequipa Peru Village6 - 41 km
Lari Arequipa Peru Village5 - 42 km
Madrigal Arequipa Peru Village5 - 42 km
Chivay Arequipa Peru Village4 4400 people 43 km
Toquepala Cusco Peru Village5 - 43 km
Pinchollo Arequipa Peru Village5 - 43 km
Allasura Arequipa Peru Village6 - 43 km
Sueterapa Pata Arequipa Peru Village5 - 44 km
Maca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 45 km
Chuañuma Arequipa Peru Village6 - 45 km
Achoma Arequipa Peru Village5 - 45 km
Tapay Arequipa Peru Village6 - 46 km
Chojo Arequipa Peru Village6 - 46 km
Illigua Arequipa Peru Village5 - 46 km
Jancococha Arequipa Peru Village6 - 46 km
Itushi Arequipa Peru Village6 - 47 km
Huacaña Arequipa Peru Village6 - 47 km
Hacienda Pulpera Arequipa Peru Village6 - 47 km
Marcalla Arequipa Peru Village6 - 49 km
Challuta Arequipa Peru Village6 - 49 km
Cahuacta Arequipa Peru Village6 - 49 km
Ccaccapunco Arequipa Peru Village6 - 49 km
Tolcone Arequipa Peru Village6 - 49 km
Nequeta Arequipa Peru Village6 - 51 km
Machaicata Cusco Peru Village5 - 52 km
Anchaca Arequipa Peru Village6 - 52 km
Chalqui Ciudad Cusco Peru Village5 - 52 km
Cabanoconde Arequipa Peru Village5 - 53 km
Pullcho Arequipa Peru Village6 - 53 km
Anco Anco Arequipa Peru Village6 - 53 km
Llanca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 53 km
Toldoña Arequipa Peru Village6 - 54 km
Huaylluma Arequipa Peru Village6 - 55 km
Hornillo Arequipa Peru Village6 - 55 km
Coporaque Cusco Peru Village5 - 55 km
Huaytacucho Cusco Peru Village6 - 56 km
Hacienda Yarinota Arequipa Peru Village6 - 57 km
Llojoita Arequipa Peru Village6 - 57 km
Espinar Cusco Peru Village5 - 57 km
Huacallullu Cusco Peru Village6 - 58 km
Andapicho Arequipa Peru Village6 - 58 km
Escalera Arequipa Peru Village6 - 58 km
Piccho Arequipa Peru Village5 - 58 km
Miña Arequipa Peru Village5 - 59 km
Qquero Cusco Peru Village6 - 59 km
Chahuaña Arequipa Peru Village6 - 59 km
Ajicata Arequipa Peru Village6 - 60 km
Ticlla Arequipa Peru Village6 - 60 km
Alcahuito Arequipa Peru Village6 - 60 km
Huancané Cusco Peru Village5 - 60 km
Ahuancata Cusco Peru Village5 - 61 km
Ocaruro Cusco Peru Village5 - 61 km
Choca Arequipa Peru Village5 - 62 km
Pulpera Cusco Peru Village5 - 62 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Chivay 3520 Civ. Paved No 4100 42 km
Yauri 3900 Civ. Paved No 8200 57 km
Huambo 3283 Civ. Unpaved No 4200 70 km
Minas Buenaventura 3719 Civ. Unpaved No 4500 73 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Condoroma Colca 1985 44 km

More information

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