M 4.8 in Northern Chile on 30 Jun 2020 21:21 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 1224634
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 44.92 Km
Lat/Lon: -25.5571 , -69.5882
Event Date: 30 Jun 2020 21:21 UTC
30 Jun 2020 17:21 Local
Exposed Population:
About 24000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Jun 2020 21:44 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.7 (Argentina)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Argentina= 3.7; Chile= 3


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000afgs Scaled population (vector) 4.04  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.83  
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),