M 6.2 in Chile on 13 Nov 2022 02:24 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 1346019
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.2M
Depth: 18 Km
Lat/Lon: -37.4557 , -73.7425
Event Date: 13 Nov 2022 02:24 UTC
12 Nov 2022 23:24 Local
Exposed Population: About 3000 people in MMI
3 thousand (in MMI>=VII)
Inserted at: 13 Nov 2022 03:25 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
3 (Chile)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0.1 0 0.1
us7000ipe4 Scaled population (raster) 2.49 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -1.16 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.54      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.75      
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Chile - Earthquake (ECHO 14 Nov 2022)Mon, 14 Nov 2022 11:56

  • An earthquake of 6.2 M at a depth of 18 km occurred 13 km off the coast of the western Biobío Region (central Chile) on 13 November at 02.24 UTC (12 November at 23.24 local time). The epicentre was offshore, approximately 18 km north-west of the coastal city of Lebu (Arauco Province).
  • At least two aftershocks of 5.0 and 5.7 M have been recorded in the area.
  • USGS PAGER estimates that up to 4,000 people were exposed to very strong shaking and up to 85,000 to strong shaking.
  • Media report, at least 100 evacuated people, power cuts, and minor damage to buildings and infrastructures in the Lebu City area.
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (92), (5), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), USGS (5), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),