M 4.8 in Ecuador on 14 Feb 2019 06:24 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: 4.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 0.6528 , -77.7826
Event Date: 14 Feb 2019 06:24 UTC
14 Feb 2019 01:24 Local
Exposed Population:
1830000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000jhs0
Inserted at: 14 Feb 2019 07:25 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.3 (Ecuador)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Ecuador= 4.3; Colombia= 4

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000jhs0 Scaled population (vector) 6.38  
  C1 earthquake 2.46  
  C2 earthquake -2.57  
  Country Vulnerability -0.1  
  INFORM_normalised 0.9  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1248776 0 14 Feb 2019 06:24 4.8M, 10km N/A 1.8 million 01:01 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 Ecuador , Province of Carchi (population 155,402) . The nearest places are Pioter, La Primavera, Hacienda El Salado, San Gabriel, Montufar, Hacienda Altamirano, Arrayán, La Estrelita, Hacienda Tanyolpud, Hacienda La Ranchería, and Santander.

Radius Population
100 km 1.8 million people
75 km 1 million people
50 km 530000 people
20 km 120000 people
10 km 42000 people
5 km 5100 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Carchi Ecuador 150000 people
Sucumbios Ecuador 76000 people
Narino Colombia 1.1 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pioter Carchi Ecuador Village - 0 km
La Primavera Carchi Ecuador Village - 6 km
Hacienda El Salado Carchi Ecuador Village - 8 km
San Gabriel Carchi Ecuador Village 14000 people 8 km
Montufar Carchi Ecuador Village - 10 km
Hacienda Altamirano Carchi Ecuador Village - 11 km
Arrayán Carchi Ecuador Village - 13 km
La Estrelita Carchi Ecuador Village - 13 km
Hacienda Tanyolpud Carchi Ecuador Village - 13 km
Hacienda La Ranchería Carchi Ecuador Village - 16 km
Hacienda Pisán Carchi Ecuador Village - 17 km
El Ángel Carchi Ecuador Village 4700 people 18 km
Pulcás Carchi Ecuador Village - 18 km
Tufiño Nariño Colombia Village - 18 km
Julio Carchi Ecuador Village - 18 km
Chiles Narino Colombia Village - 19 km
Tulcán Carchi Ecuador Village - 19 km
Monjas Carchi Ecuador Village - 21 km
El Carmelo Nariño Colombia Village - 21 km
Hacienda Pucará Carchi Ecuador Village - 22 km
Quitasol Sucumbios Ecuador Village - 22 km
Carlosama Narino Colombia Village - 24 km
Ipiales Narino Colombia Village 77000 people 24 km
Hacienda Casateja Carchi Ecuador Village - 25 km
Hacienda Alor Carchi Ecuador Village - 26 km
Cuetial Narino Colombia Village - 26 km
Aldana Nariño Colombia Village 1900 people 27 km
Cumbal Narino Colombia Village 7300 people 27 km
Hato Viejo Carchi Ecuador Village - 28 km
Santa Bárbara Sucumbios Ecuador Village - 28 km
Potosí Nariño Colombia Village - 29 km
El Tambo Nariño Colombia Village - 30 km
Monte Olivo Carchi Ecuador Village - 30 km
Pusir Chico Carchi Ecuador Village - 31 km
Chorrillos Narino Colombia Village - 31 km
Mira Carchi Ecuador Village - 31 km
José María Hernández Narino Colombia Village - 31 km
Chuga Imbabura Ecuador Village - 33 km
La Playa Sucumbios Ecuador Village - 33 km
El Moran Carchi Ecuador Village - 33 km
Hacienda Carpuela Imbabura Ecuador Village - 33 km
Hacienda El Habra Carchi Ecuador Village - 34 km
Miraflores Narino Colombia Village - 34 km
Arrayanes Narino Colombia Village - 34 km
Guachucal Nariño Colombia Village 3900 people 35 km
Pimampiro Imbabura Ecuador Village 7200 people 35 km
Muellamés Narino Colombia Village - 35 km
Perdida Sucumbios Ecuador Village - 35 km
La Sofía Sucumbios Ecuador Village - 35 km
San Antonio Narino Colombia Village - 36 km
Hacienda Mascarilla Carchi Ecuador Village - 37 km
Gualmatán Nariño Colombia Village 2500 people 37 km
La Bonita Sucumbios Ecuador Village - 37 km
Casafría Narino Colombia Village - 38 km
Punte Palo Carchi Ecuador Village - 38 km
Aloburo Imbabura Ecuador Village - 38 km
San José Narino Colombia Village - 39 km
La Concepción Imbabura Ecuador Village - 39 km
San Francisco de Sigsipamba Imbabura Ecuador Village - 40 km
Colimba Narino Colombia Village - 40 km
El Páramo Narino Colombia Village - 41 km
Chaupi Guaranguí Imbabura Ecuador Village - 41 km
Salinas Imbabura Ecuador Village - 42 km
Hacienda Naranjal Carchi Ecuador Village - 43 km
Maicira Narino Colombia Village - 43 km
Sapuyes Nariño Colombia Village 2500 people 44 km
Iles Narino Colombia Village 1800 people 45 km
Mariano Acosto Imbabura Ecuador Village - 45 km
Salado Narino Colombia Village - 45 km
El Espino Narino Colombia Village - 45 km
Puebloviejo Narino Colombia Village - 45 km
Maldonado Carchi Ecuador Village - 46 km
El Gaaltal Carchi Ecuador Village - 46 km
Chambú Narino Colombia Village - 46 km
Naranjito Imbabura Ecuador Village - 46 km
Hacienda Yuracruz Imbabura Ecuador Village - 46 km
Hacienda Inviola Imbabura Ecuador Village - 47 km
Hacienda Tababuela Imbabura Ecuador Village - 47 km
Guadua Imbabura Ecuador Village - 47 km
Planada Sucumbios Ecuador Village - 48 km
Cunchila Narino Colombia Village - 49 km
Ibarra Imbabura Ecuador City 100000 people 50 km
Guadual Imbabura Ecuador Village - 51 km
Ospina Nariño Colombia Village 2700 people 51 km
El Guabo Narino Colombia Village - 51 km
Túquerres Narino Colombia Village 18000 people 51 km
Cahuasquí Imbabura Ecuador Village - 52 km
Pigunchuela Imbabura Ecuador Village - 53 km
Barquilla Sucumbios Ecuador Village - 54 km
Chapal Narino Colombia Village - 54 km
La Esperanza Imbabura Ecuador Village - 54 km
El Pedregal Narino Colombia Village - 55 km
Imués Nariño Colombia Village - 55 km
Cuarchu Narino Colombia Village - 55 km
Jijón y Caamaño Imbabura Ecuador Village - 55 km
Cualcha Narino Colombia Village - 56 km
Angochagua Imbabura Ecuador Village - 56 km
San Antonio Narino Colombia Village - 56 km
Las Vegas Narino Colombia Village - 57 km
Chingual Sucumbios Ecuador Village - 58 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
El Rosal Teniente Guerrero TUA 2951 Civ. Paved Yes 8000 19 km
San Luis IPI 2975 Civ. Paved Yes 5700 26 km
Atahualpa 2227 Civ. Paved No 6500 53 km
Antonio Narino PSO 1814 Civ. Paved No 7100 99 km

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