M 5.7 in Argentina on 29 Nov 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 1245612
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -23.2556 , -65.0163
Event Date: 29 Nov 2020 16:40 UTC
29 Nov 2020 13:40 Local
Exposed Population: About 4000 people in MMI>=V
340000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Nov 2020 16:20 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 5.4 (Bolivia)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Bolivia= 5.4; Argentina= 3.7


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000ckx5 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.04  
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Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),