M 5.5 in Colombia on 28 Jan 2019 21:07 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: 5.5M
Depth: 14.86 Km
Lat/Lon: 3.0903 , -75.6928
Event Date: 28 Jan 2019 21:07 UTC
28 Jan 2019 16:07 Local
Exposed Population: About 3000 people in MMI V
3630000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j9um
Inserted at: 29 Jan 2019 03:46 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4 (Colombia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000j9um Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.87  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1246587 0 28 Jan 2019 21:07 5.4M, 19.87km 4.96 3.9 million 00:18 NEIC
1246613 0 28 Jan 2019 21:07 5.5M, 14.86km N/A 3.6 million 06:38 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 Colombia ,of Huila (population 805,087) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
3400 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1246587 3.09/-75.693 5.5 14.86 4.96 29 Jan 2019 03:45 06:38 (new episode)
2 0 1246613 3.09/-75.693 5.5 14.86 4.96 29 Jan 2019 03:46 06:39 (new episode)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Huila Colombia 3400 people
Huila Colombia 470000 people
Tolima Colombia 46000 people
Cauca Colombia 110000 people
Valle del Cauca Colombia 2.4 million people
Risaralda Colombia 610000 people
Huila Colombia 610000 people
Tolima Colombia 1 million people
Cauca Colombia 990000 people
Valle del Cauca Colombia 1.7 million people
Caqueta Colombia 380000 people
Meta Colombia 140000 people
Quindio Colombia 520000 people
Choco Colombia 42000 people
Distrito Especial Colombia 6.6 million people
Cundinamarca Colombia 1.4 million people
Risaralda Colombia 160000 people
Caldas Colombia 8500 people
Narino Colombia <1000 people
Putumayo Colombia 3100 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Santa María Huila Colombia Village 2700 people 14 km
La Platina Huila Colombia Village - 15 km
San Luis Huila Colombia Village - 23 km
San Francisco Huila Colombia Village - 33 km
Palermo Huila Colombia Village 9700 people 36 km
Teruel Huila Colombia Village 3900 people 41 km
Ventanas Huila Colombia Village - 41 km
Ríonegro Huila Colombia Village - 44 km
Aipe Huila Colombia Village 7900 people 44 km
Neiva Huila Colombia City 340000 people 49 km
Betania Huila Colombia Village - 49 km
Iquira Huila Colombia Village - 49 km
Fortalecillas Huila Colombia Village - 49 km
Yaguará Huila Colombia Village 5500 people 51 km
La Polonia Huila Colombia Village - 52 km
Villavieja Huila Colombia Village 2700 people 55 km
Maco Huila Colombia Village - 55 km
Diomate Huila Colombia Village - 56 km
Campoalegre Huila Colombia Village 22000 people 60 km
Hobo Huila Colombia Village 4300 people 62 km
Corinto Cauca Colombia Village 16000 people 64 km
Florida Valle del Cauca Colombia Village 46000 people 67 km
Villa Rica Cauca Colombia Village - 83 km
Jamundí Valle del Cauca Colombia Village 42000 people 96 km
Cali Valle del Cauca Colombia Major city 2.3 million people 101 km
Pereira Risaralda Colombia City 430000 people 187 km
Dos Quebradas Risaralda Colombia City 170000 people 194 km
Toez Cauca Colombia Village - 52 km
Páez Cauca Colombia Village - 56 km
Guanábano Tolima Colombia Village - 56 km
Tacueyó Cauca Colombia Village - 58 km
Rivera Huila Colombia Village 7800 people 59 km
Pirabante Huila Colombia Village - 62 km
Tello Huila Colombia Village 4800 people 63 km
Otás Huila Colombia Village - 64 km
Las Brisas Tolima Colombia Village - 65 km
Fortalecilla Huila Colombia Village - 70 km
Baraya Huila Colombia Village 4300 people 70 km
Paicol Huila Colombia Village 1600 people 71 km
Inzá Cauca Colombia Village - 71 km
Algeciras Huila Colombia Village 10000 people 72 km
Pradera Valle del Cauca Colombia Village 43000 people 72 km
Jambaló Cauca Colombia Village - 73 km
Miraflores Cauca Colombia Village - 73 km
Aponé Tolima Colombia Village - 74 km
Chaparral Tolima Colombia Village 19000 people 74 km
Potrerillo Huila Colombia Village - 75 km
San Miguel Tolima Colombia Village - 76 km
Gigante Huila Colombia Village 9700 people 78 km
Motilón Huila Colombia Village - 79 km
Arcadia Huila Colombia Village - 80 km
La Plata Huila Colombia Village 19000 people 80 km
Santander Cauca Colombia Village - 80 km
El Paraíso Huila Colombia Village - 81 km
Betania Huila Colombia Village - 84 km
Palmira Valle del Cauca Colombia City 240000 people 84 km
Ríoloro Huila Colombia Village - 85 km
Caldono Cauca Colombia Village 3500 people 86 km
El Pescado Huila Colombia Village - 88 km
Santander de Quilichao Cauca Colombia Village 40000 people 88 km
Natagaima Tolima Colombia Village 11000 people 89 km
Silvia Cauca Colombia Village 7300 people 90 km
Olaya Herrera Tolima Colombia Village - 90 km
San José de las Hermosas Tolima Colombia Village - 90 km
Alpujara Tolima Colombia Village - 91 km
Pital Huila Colombia Village 3800 people 92 km
Monguí Huila Colombia Village - 93 km
Briceño Huila Colombia Village - 93 km
San Antonio Tolima Colombia Village 5100 people 94 km
Pita Huila Colombia Village - 95 km
El Cerrito Valle del Cauca Colombia Village 38000 people 96 km
Mondomo Cauca Colombia Village - 96 km
Colache Tolima Colombia Village - 96 km
Garzón Huila Colombia Village 28000 people 98 km
Paloma Tolima Colombia Village - 99 km
El Pato Caqueta Colombia Village - 101 km
Totoró Cauca Colombia Village - 101 km
Dolores Tolima Colombia Village 3600 people 101 km
La Argentina Huila Colombia Village 3000 people 103 km
Piendamó Cauca Colombia Village 13000 people 103 km
Jagua Huila Colombia Village - 103 km
Colombia Huila Colombia Village 2300 people 104 km
Guacarí Valle del Cauca Colombia Village 18000 people 105 km
Yumbo Valle del Cauca Colombia Village 70000 people 105 km
Santa Cruz Tolima Colombia Village - 105 km
Buenos Aires Cauca Colombia Village 2100 people 106 km
Castilla Tolima Colombia Village - 107 km
El Recreo Huila Colombia Village - 107 km
Ortega Tolima Colombia Village 6800 people 107 km
Saldana Tolima Colombia Village 8800 people 109 km
Morales Cauca Colombia Village 4000 people 109 km
Barragán Valle del Cauca Colombia Village - 109 km
Tarqui Huila Colombia Village 4000 people 109 km
Rionegro Tolima Colombia Village - 112 km
Suárez Cauca Colombia Village 9300 people 112 km
Prado Tolima Colombia Village 3500 people 112 km
Buga Valle del Cauca Colombia City 110000 people 112 km
Legiosa Huila Colombia Village - 113 km
Cabuyales Tolima Colombia Village - 114 km
La Cumbe Valle del Cauca Colombia Village - 114 km
Altamira Huila Colombia Village 2100 people 114 km
Puracé Cauca Colombia Village - 116 km
San Pedro Valle del Cauca Colombia Village 5300 people 117 km
Guadalupe Huila Colombia Village 4600 people 119 km
Oporapa Huila Colombia Village 2300 people 119 km
La Esmeralda Valle del Cauca Colombia Village - 119 km
Ceilán Valle del Cauca Colombia Village - 120 km
Castillo Tolima Colombia Village - 120 km
La Ensillada Tolima Colombia Village - 121 km
Guacamayas Caqueta Colombia Village - 121 km
Aco Nuevo Tolima Colombia Village - 122 km
Elías Huila Colombia Village - 122 km
Aures Valle del Cauca Colombia Village - 123 km
Restrepo Valle del Cauca Colombia Village 9400 people 124 km
Tuluá Valle del Cauca Colombia Major city 4 million people 124 km
Popayán Cauca Colombia City 200000 people 126 km
Timaná Huila Colombia Village 7400 people 126 km
Puente Tuamo Tolima Colombia Village - 127 km
Dagua Valle del Cauca Colombia Village 12000 people 128 km
Puerto Crevaux Meta Colombia Village - 128 km
Darién Valle del Cauca Colombia Village 10000 people 129 km
Ullacos Cauca Colombia Village - 130 km
Guamo Tolima Colombia Village 14000 people 131 km
Loboguerero Valle del Cauca Colombia Village - 132 km
El Real Tolima Colombia Village - 132 km
San Luis Tolima Colombia Village 4100 people 132 km
Sevilla Valle del Cauca Colombia Village 41000 people 134 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)
Herrera HRR unknown 0
Planadas PLA unknown 0
Benito Salas NVA 439 Civ. Paved Yes 5200
Yaguara AYG unknown 0
San Jacinto 975 0
Marco Fidel Suarez Air Base 965 0
Matecana PEI 1346 Civ. Paved Yes 6600
Gen Navas Pardo CPL 832 Civ. Paved No 3900
Alfonso Bonilla Aragon International CLO 964 Civ. Paved Yes 9800
La Primavera LPE unknown 0
La Jagua 799 Civ. Unpaved No 3400
Santana Ramos SRO unknown 0
Guacamayas GCA unknown 0
Guillermo Leon Valencia PPN 1730 Civ. Paved No 6200
Farfan ULQ 955 Civ. Paved No 5900
Puerto Rico PCC unknown 0
Pitalito PTX 1284 Civ. Paved No 4900
Uribe URI unknown 0
San Vicente del Caguan SVI 280 Civ. Paved Yes 5200
Zarzal 914 0
El Eden AXM 1207 Civ. Paved Yes 6200
Perales IBE 928 Civ. Paved Yes 4900
Santiago Vila GIR 285 Civ. Paved Yes 5200
Buenaventura BUN 15 Civ. Paved Yes 3900
Gustavo Artunduaga Paredes FLA 245 Civ. Paved Yes 4900
Candilejas CJD unknown 0
Luis F Pinto 320 0
Tolemaida 518 0
Santa Ana SQB 900 Civ. Paved Yes 7200
Caquetania CQT unknown 0
Lamacarena LMC unknown 0
Lopez de Micay LMX unknown 0
El Recreo ELJ unknown 0
Timbiqui TBD unknown 0
Madrid Air Base 2547 Civ. Paved No 6000
Eldorado International BOG 2547 Civ. Paved Yes 12400
Guaymaral 2584 Civ. Paved No 5600

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Buenaventura COBUN Colombia

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Betania Magdalena 1984
Salvajina Cauca Colina Garce 1985
Prado Prado 1971
Calima Calima 1965

More information

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