M 6 in Chile on 02 May 2018 06:32 UTC
EQ parameters

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: 6.0M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -24.2596 , -111.6536
Event Date: 02 May 2018 06:32 UTC
01 May 2018 23:32 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI IV
No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000dw7i
Inserted at: 02 May 2018 21:34 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Chile)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000dw7i Scaled population (vector) -8  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1208929 0 02 May 2018 06:32 6M, 23.53km 2.51 No people affected 14:42 NEIC
1208937 0 02 May 2018 06:32 6M, 10km 2.54 No people affected 15:01 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 Chile , Administrative Subdivision of Ocean Islands (population 2,383) .

Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Ocean Islands Chile 2300 people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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