M 5.6 in Peru on 18 Jan 2019 21:26 UTC
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: 5.6M
Depth: 99.02 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.2967 , -76.7252
Event Date: 18 Jan 2019 21:26 UTC
Exposed Population: About 24000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j63c
Inserted at: 18 Jan 2019 21:44 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Peru)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Peru= 4.6; Ecuador= 4.3

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000j63c 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.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1245564 0 18 Jan 2019 21:26 5.6M, 99.02km 4.11 20 thousand 00:17 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* 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 ,of Loreto (population 720,100) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1245564 -3.297/-76.725 5.6 99.02 4.05 18 Jan 2019 21:47 00:20 (new episode)
2 0 1245564 -3.297/-76.725 5.6 99.02 4.05 18 Jan 2019 23:28 02:01 (upd of #1)
3 0 1245564 -3.304/-76.851 5.7 103 4.11 20 Jan 2019 03:09 1d 05:42 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Loreto Peru 26000 people
Morona-Santiago Ecuador 8000 people
Pastaza Ecuador <1000 people
Amazonas Peru <1000 people
Loreto Peru 190000 people
Morona-Santiago Ecuador 150000 people
Pastaza Ecuador 88000 people
Amazonas Peru 52000 people
Zamora-Chinchipe Ecuador 36000 people
Azuay Ecuador 660000 people
Canar Ecuador 130000 people
Napo Ecuador 86000 people
Chimborazo Ecuador 200000 people
San Martin Peru 80000 people
Loja Ecuador <1000 people
Guayas Ecuador 580000 people
El Oro Ecuador 170000 people
Los Rios Ecuador 190000 people
Sucumbios Ecuador 1600 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Guagramono Loreto Peru Village5 - 39 km
Soplin Loreto Peru Village5 - 44 km
Chambira Loreto Peru Village5 - 54 km
Puerto Madres Loreto Peru Village5 - 56 km
Santo Tomas de Andoas Loreto Peru Village5 - 56 km
Puerto Pardo Loreto Peru Village5 - 57 km
Tambo Loreto Peru Village5 - 59 km
Solano Loreto Peru Village5 - 60 km
Santa Rosa Loreto Peru Village5 - 62 km
Tonegrama Loreto Peru Village5 - 64 km
Soldado Luna Loreto Peru Village5 - 64 km
Puesto Tunigrama Loreto Peru Village5 - 65 km
Puesto Bagazán Loreto Peru Village5 - 88 km
Pancho Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 96 km
Huasaga Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 103 km
Iniayu Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 106 km
Puerto Morona Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 116 km
Chichirata Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 98 km
Rio Corrientes Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 115 km
Dos de Mayo Amazonas Peru Village5 - 119 km
Platanoyacu Loreto Peru Village5 - 121 km
Subteniente Castro Amazonas Peru Village5 - 123 km
Chimbucta Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 129 km
Soldado Monge Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 129 km
Petzcinda Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 130 km
Tashapa Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 132 km
Chinganaza Amazonas Peru Village5 - 133 km
Taisha Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 134 km
Nayumbime Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 137 km
Entzacua Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 138 km
Mangosiza Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 139 km
San Jacinto Loreto Peru Village5 - 139 km
Montalvo Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 141 km
Embarcadero Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 142 km
Yaupi Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 144 km
Santa Rosa Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 145 km
Teniente Ortiz Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 147 km
Esperanza Loreto Peru Village5 - 148 km
San Salvador Loreto Peru Village5 - 149 km
Río Tigre Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 150 km
Eureka Loreto Peru Village5 - 151 km
Cangaimine Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 152 km
Tahuinamhi Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 154 km
Copataza Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 155 km
Porvenir Loreto Peru Village5 - 159 km
Tambo Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 159 km
Lupuna Loreto Peru Village5 - 160 km
Teniente Pinglo Amazonas Peru Village5 - 160 km
Macuma Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 163 km
Teresa Mama Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 163 km
Ayuy Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 163 km
Cotosaz Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 164 km
Ayar Manco Loreto Peru Village5 - 166 km
Yuquianza Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 169 km
Falcón Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 170 km
Ugarte Loreto Peru Village5 - 171 km
Tutaguana Playa Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 175 km
Huambi Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 180 km
Bolívar Amazonas Peru Village5 - 181 km
Patuca Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 181 km
Jimbiquiti Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 183 km
Sucúa Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 6400 people 186 km
Méndez Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 187 km
Santa Susana de Chiviaza Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 187 km
Macas Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 23000 people 189 km
Proaño Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 191 km
General Plaza Gutierrez Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 191 km
Bolívar Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 193 km
Pavacachi Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 193 km
Charupe Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 193 km
Procuraduría Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 194 km
Santa María Amazonas Peru Village5 - 194 km
Shitihuaca Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 195 km
Ayamu Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 196 km
Cuasha Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 197 km
Tres Ranchos Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 198 km
Moretecocha Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 200 km
Bombonaqui Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 200 km
Lorocachi Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 202 km
Maria Auxiliadora Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 202 km
Gualaquiza Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 4500 people 202 km
San Jose de Curaray Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 202 km
Puerto Olivia Loreto Peru Village5 - 204 km
Namo Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 204 km
Santiago Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 206 km
Masaramu Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 206 km
Chávez Valdivia Amazonas Peru Village5 - 208 km
Abanico Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 208 km
Pacayacu Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 208 km
Taracoa Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 208 km
Arapiccos Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 209 km
El Pangui Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 210 km
Shivacocha Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 211 km
Retiro Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 212 km
Rosario Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 212 km
R. Crespo Toral Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 216 km
Orellana Amazonas Peru Village5 - 216 km
Puerto Resistencia Loreto Peru Village5 - 219 km
Zúñac Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 219 km
Bermejos Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 220 km
Villano Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 220 km
Canelos Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 220 km
Urcuchagra Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 221 km
Paraíso Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 223 km
Ucumarina Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 223 km
Puerto Copal Loreto Peru Village5 - 223 km
Guayzimi Zamora-Chinchipe Ecuador Village5 - 227 km
Pindilig Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 228 km
Amazonas Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 228 km
Reparado Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 228 km
Parig Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 228 km
Indeyama Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 230 km
Cononaco Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 230 km
Taday Cañar Ecuador Village5 - 230 km
Soldado Silva Amazonas Peru Village5 - 231 km
Gualaceo Azuay Ecuador Village5 17000 people 231 km
Sigsig Azuay Ecuador Village5 - 232 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Andoas 230 Civ. Paved No 6700
Taisha TSC 457 Civ. Unpaved No 3600
El Carmen 307 Civ. Paved No 4500
Patuca 541 0
Sucua SUQ 950 Civ. Unpaved No 3900
Mendez MZD unknown 0
Macas XMS 1000 Civ. Paved Yes 8200
Trompeteros 130 0
Ciro Alegria 180 Civ. Unpaved No 5400
Gualaquiza 1000 Civ. Paved No 6800
Intuto 198 Civ. Unpaved No 6500
Rio Amazonas PTZ 1043 Civ. Paved Yes 5000
Mariscal Lamar CUE 2530 Civ. Paved Yes 6200
Chimborazo 2790 Civ. Paved No 5200
Moises Benzaquen Rengifo YMS 179 Civ. Paved Yes 6100
Rioja RIJ 792 Civ. Paved No 6100
La Puntilla 14 0
San Carlos 30 0
Taura 17 0
Banasur 9 0
Babahoyo North 17 0
Hacienda la Julia 15 0
Martinica 27 0

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