M 5.6 in Chile on 07 Sep 2020 17:40 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1233462
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -24.488 , -112.013
Event Date: 07 Sep 2020 17:40 UTC
07 Sep 2020 10:40 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 Sep 2020 17:43 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Chile)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000bjci Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 30 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 strikes northern ChileFri, 11 Sep 2020 14:59:00 +0200.

Chile’s National Emergency Office said it had detected no immediate harm to people, basic services or infrastructure. — Reuters pic. SANTIAGO, Sept 11 — An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 and at a depth of 44km struck northern Chile today, the
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Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 strikes northern ChileFri, 11 Sep 2020 14:57:00 +0200.

Chile’s National Emergency Office said it had detected no immediate harm to people, basic services or infrastructure. — Reuters pic. SANTIAGO, Sept 11 — An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 and at a depth of 44km struck northern Chile today, the
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Strong earthquake hits Northern ChileFri, 11 Sep 2020 13:33:00 +0200.

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 11 -- An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale struck Northern Chile at 3.36 pm today. According to a statement from the Malaysian Meteorological Department, the epicentre of the earthquake was 188 kilometres (km)
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Chile earthquake: 6.5 magnitude quake strikes near Tocopilla An earthq ... Fri, 11 Sep 2020 13:16:00 +0200.

© Provided by The Independent. An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 has struck near the coast of Northern Chile , the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said. The quake was at a depth of 46km, it added. The epicentre of the earthquake was
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (42), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),