M 5.6 in Peru on 25 Jan 2019 04:45 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 1168832
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 57.48 Km
Lat/Lon: -14.5252 , -75.3858
Event Date: 25 Jan 2019 04:45 UTC
24 Jan 2019 23:45 Local
Exposed Population: 150000 people in MMI>=IV
450000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 25 Jan 2019 05:05 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (Peru)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000j8n4 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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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 24 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Deadly accidents in Latin America recentlyMon, 28 Jan 2019 08:49:00 +0100.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- At least 58 people died and hundreds remain missing after a tailings dam owned by mining giant Vale collapsed Friday afternoon in Brazil's southeastern state of Minas Gerais, said local authorities. The f
Peru: Natural Disasters Monitoring - January 25, 2019Sun, 27 Jan 2019 02:22:00 +0100.

Official Sources: Earthquake Peru On 25 December 2019, the Peru National Emergency Operations Center (COEN) reported an earthquake of 6.0 magnitude and 50 kilometers deep occurred yesterday at 23:45 local time 68 kilometers southwest of Pal
Peruanos no debemos subestimar la probabilidad de un tsunami en nuestr ... Sat, 26 Jan 2019 06:50:00 +0100.

Tras los continuos sismos que se vienen registrando en nuestro país y continente, es importante contar con un sistema sofisticado de alerta temprana de tsunamis y terremotos en el Perú, cómo en Japón y fomentar la concientización de alertas
Sacude sismo de 6.0 a Perú y deja seis heridosFri, 25 Jan 2019 22:26:00 +0100.

25/01/2019 15:09 / Lima, Perú Un sismo magnitud 6.0 que sacudió el jueves en la noche la zona costera del centro de Perú causó daños menores y dejó seis heridos en localidades cercanas a las centenarias Líneas de Nazca, informó este viernes

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: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),