M 5.6 in Peru on 25 Jan 2019 04:45 UTC
EQ parameters
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: 5.6M
Depth: 57.48 Km
Lat/Lon: -14.5252 , -75.3858
Event Date: 25 Jan 2019 04:45 UTC
24 Jan 2019 23:45 Local
Exposed Population: 150000 people in MMI>=IV
450000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j8n4
Inserted at: 25 Jan 2019 05:05 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Peru)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000j8n4 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1246139 0 25 Jan 2019 04:45 5.6M, 57.48km 4.33 460 thousand 00:20 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 Ica (population 593,300) . The nearest places are Gamonal, Huayuri, Pampa Blanca, Santa Cruz, Chillo, Lacra, Salineras Las Piletas, Palpa, Changuilla, Gramadal, and Pirca.

Radius Population
100 km 450000 people
75 km 420000 people
50 km 34000 people
20 km 4100 people
10 km <1000 people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Ica Peru 590000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Gamonal Ica Peru Village - 9 km
Huayuri Ica Peru Village - 9 km
Pampa Blanca Ica Peru Village - 11 km
Santa Cruz Ica Peru Village - 15 km
Chillo Ica Peru Village - 18 km
Lacra Ica Peru Village - 19 km
Salineras Las Piletas Ica Peru Village - 21 km
Palpa Ica Peru Village 5800 people 22 km
Changuilla Ica Peru Village - 24 km
Gramadal Ica Peru Village - 25 km
Toma Luz Ica Peru Village - 25 km
Coyungo Ica Peru Village - 28 km
Cieneguillas Ica Peru Village - 28 km
Callango Ica Peru Village - 29 km
Gramadal Ica Peru Village - 29 km
Zamaca Ica Peru Village - 30 km
Saramarca Ayacucho Peru Village - 31 km
Agua Salada Ica Peru Village - 31 km
Chiquenillo Ica Peru Village - 33 km
Estudiantes Ica Peru Village - 33 km
Huarajo Ica Peru Village - 33 km
Huarangal Ica Peru Village - 35 km
Ocucaje Ica Peru Village - 37 km
Tingue Ica Peru Village <1000 people 37 km
Molletambo Ica Peru Village - 37 km
Montegrande Ica Peru Village - 37 km
El Ingenio Ayacucho Peru Village - 37 km
Palcamarca Ica Peru Village - 38 km
La Cantera Ica Peru Village - 40 km
Orongo Ica Peru Village - 41 km
Quemado Ica Peru Village - 42 km
Santa Dominguita Ica Peru Village - 42 km
Cuchuhuasi Ayacucho Peru Village - 44 km
La Yapana Ica Peru Village - 45 km
Pacainihua Ayacucho Peru Village - 46 km
Cures Ica Peru Village - 46 km
Cocharcas Ica Peru Village - 48 km
Pampa Huasi Ica Peru Village - 48 km
Huambo Ica Peru Village - 49 km
Puerto Caballas Ica Peru Village - 49 km
Carrizal Ica Peru Village - 51 km
Pucará Ayacucho Peru Village - 51 km
Condonya Ayacucho Peru Village - 51 km
Acos Ayacucho Peru Village - 51 km
Tivillo Ica Peru Village - 53 km
Armaycancha Ayacucho Peru Village - 53 km
Santiago Ica Peru Village 10000 people 53 km
Ocungalla Ica Peru Village - 54 km
San José Ica Peru Village - 54 km
El Tajo Ayacucho Peru Village - 54 km
Espinal Ica Peru Village - 54 km
Pueblo Neva Ica Peru Village - 56 km
Socos Ica Peru Village - 56 km
Macho Corral Ayacucho Peru Village - 56 km
Tunga Ica Peru Village - 57 km
Córdova Huancavelica Peru Village - 57 km
Jibillos Huancavelica Peru Village - 58 km
Huamanguilla Ica Peru Village - 58 km
Faro del Infiernillo Ica Peru Village - 59 km
Nazca Ica Peru Village 23000 people 59 km
Mina Cansas Ica Peru Village - 60 km
Imillay Huancavelica Peru Village - 61 km
Carhuacucho Ayacucho Peru Village - 61 km
El Milagro Ayacucho Peru Village - 62 km
Ocaña Ayacucho Peru Village - 62 km
Orcona Ica Peru Village - 63 km
Chocollo Ica Peru Village - 64 km
El Pajonal Ica Peru Village - 64 km
Ica Ica Peru City 240000 people 64 km
Laramate Ayacucho Peru Village - 64 km
Iapasu Huancavelica Peru Village - 64 km
Alancana Ayacucho Peru Village - 65 km
Andaimarca Ica Peru Village - 65 km
San Juan Bautista Ica Peru Village 6800 people 67 km
Chile Ica Peru Village - 67 km
Corontayo Huancavelica Peru Village - 68 km
Poroma Ica Peru Village - 68 km
Angostura Ayacucho Peru Village - 68 km
Carapuro Huancavelica Peru Village - 69 km
Ocoyo Huancavelica Peru Village - 69 km
Pirca Ayacucho Peru Village - 69 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
Nazca 567 Civ. Paved No 3200 59 km
San Juan de Marcona SJA 44 Civ. Paved No 6500 96 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
San Nicolas PESNX Peru 84 km
San Juan PESJA Peru 96 km

More information

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