M 4.7 in Chile on 26 Oct 2020 06:03 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 1240925
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 112.89 Km
Lat/Lon: -23.3726 , -68.4991
Event Date: 26 Oct 2020 06:03 UTC
26 Oct 2020 03:03 Local
Exposed Population:
About 5000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 26 Oct 2020 07:19 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 5.4 (Bolivia)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Bolivia= 5.4; Chile= 3


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000cd6n Scaled population (vector) 3.33  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.04  
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),