M 6.3 in Bolivia on 15 Mar 2019 05:03 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: 6.3M
Depth: 358.34 Km
Lat/Lon: -17.8571 , -65.8913
Event Date: 15 Mar 2019 05:03 UTC
15 Mar 2019 01:03 Local
Exposed Population:
1860000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000jg5z
Inserted at: 15 Mar 2019 05:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 5.4 (Bolivia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000jg5z Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1252281 0 15 Mar 2019 05:03 6.3M, 358.34km 3.48 1.9 million 00:22 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 Bolivia , Department of Cochabamba (population 1,204,517) . The nearest places are Chilcari, Andenpampa, Morochata, Anzaldo, Charca, La Viña, Jatun Chimba, Pan Azucar, Palca, Chaupi Molino, and Bolívar.

Radius Population
100 km 1.8 million people
75 km 1.6 million people
50 km 280000 people
20 km 26000 people
10 km 6200 people
5 km 1600 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Cochabamba Bolivia 1.2 million people
Potosi Bolivia 810000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Chilcari Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 5 km
Andenpampa Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 7 km
Morochata Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 8 km
Anzaldo Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 9 km
Charca Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 12 km
La Viña Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 13 km
Jatun Chimba Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 13 km
Pan Azucar Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 13 km
Palca Potosí Bolivia Village - 14 km
Chaupi Molino Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 16 km
Challagui Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 18 km
Escalón Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 19 km
Quellumayu Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 20 km
Aranpampo Potosi Bolivia Village - 20 km
Estancia Tocman Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 20 km
Taconi Potosi Bolivia Village - 20 km
Sivincani Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 23 km
Estancia Inca Corral Potosí Bolivia Village - 24 km
Siquimira Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 24 km
Estancia Cala Cala Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 25 km
Acacio Potosí Bolivia Village - 25 km
Toco Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 25 km
Cocoma Potosí Bolivia Village - 26 km
Calaota Potosi Bolivia Village - 26 km
Challa Willkhi Potosí Bolivia Village - 26 km
Muela Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 28 km
Alalay Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 29 km
Catacora Potosi Bolivia Village - 29 km
Tarata Cochabamba Bolivia Village 7900 people 30 km
Cliza Cochabamba Bolivia Village 8600 people 30 km
Villa Viscarra Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 31 km
Villacabamba Potosi Bolivia Village - 31 km
Pucahuasi Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 31 km
Chilicchi Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 32 km
Yambata Potosí Bolivia Village - 32 km
Tipuani Potosí Bolivia Village - 32 km
Arani Cochabamba Bolivia Village 3800 people 34 km
Santiago Potosi Bolivia Village - 34 km
Punata Cochabamba Bolivia Village 14000 people 34 km
Ayacucho Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 34 km
Pacpaya Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 34 km
Torotoro Potosí Bolivia Village - 34 km
Arbieto Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 35 km
Tolata Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 36 km
Coyaviri Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 36 km
San Benito Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 36 km
Comunidad Pampa Chungua Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 37 km
San Nicolás Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 37 km
Molinos Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 37 km
Pilpina Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 38 km
Abra Sivingani Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 38 km
Huaraca Potosi Bolivia Village - 38 km
La Villa Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 39 km
Charahuaico Potosi Bolivia Village - 39 km
Piscumayu Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 40 km
Rodeopampa Potosi Bolivia Village - 40 km
Copapujio Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 40 km
Santa María Potosí Bolivia Village - 40 km
Capinota Cochabamba Bolivia Village 5000 people 42 km
Estancia Casi Casi Potosí Bolivia Village - 43 km
Chiñata Potosí Bolivia Village - 44 km
Tablamayo Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 44 km
Pajcha Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 44 km
Huayra-Puncu Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 45 km
Chihualla Potosi Bolivia Village - 45 km
Vacas Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 45 km
Tijte Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 45 km
Aguada Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 45 km
San Pedro Potosí Bolivia Village - 47 km
Pucusucu Potosi Bolivia Village - 47 km
Pajchapata Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 47 km
Sicaya Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 47 km
Acahuani Potosí Bolivia Village - 47 km
Huaycha Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 47 km
Jatunmayu Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 48 km
Calachilla Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 48 km
Ushpa Ushpa Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 49 km
Totani Potosi Bolivia Village - 49 km
Estancia Umani Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 49 km
Ulluchuma Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 50 km
San Vicente Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 50 km
Nacoyo Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 51 km
Pucará Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 51 km
Chapi Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 51 km
Chiro Potosí Bolivia Village - 51 km
Tiraque Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 51 km
Sacaba Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 52 km
Paredones Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 52 km
Limpia Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 53 km
Santa Rita Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 53 km
Carasi Potosí Bolivia Village - 54 km
Pocona Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 54 km
Cauta Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 54 km
Arque Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 54 km
Vila Vila Potosi Bolivia Village - 55 km
Colcha Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 56 km
Carasi Potosi Bolivia Village - 56 km
Chaquilaguna Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 56 km
Quenamari Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 56 km
Aguirre Cochabamba Bolivia Village - 57 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
Jorge Wilsterman CBB 2548 Civ. Paved Yes 12400 57 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Lago del Eden La Angostura Sulti 1945 42 km
Corani Corani 1965 70 km

More information

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