M 4.9 in Peru on 28 Jul 2020 16:40 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 1227986
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 79.48 Km
Lat/Lon: -16.8125 , -72.4395
Event Date: 28 Jul 2020 16:40 UTC
28 Jul 2020 11:40 Local
Exposed Population:
160000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 28 Jul 2020 16:58 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (Peru)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000b5es Scaled population (vector) 5.18  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0.27  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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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.
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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 (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),