M 5.6 in Peru on 07 Dec 2021 09:39 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 1300337
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 31.38 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.6378 , -71.0691
Event Date: 07 Dec 2021 09:39 UTC
07 Dec 2021 04:39 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
240 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 07 Dec 2021 09:56 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.6 (Peru)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Peru= 4.6; Chile= 3


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000g9zp Scaled population (raster) 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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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: EC-JRC (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),