M 4.6 in Argentina on 13 Jan 2021 06:27 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 1251405
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 35.69 Km
Lat/Lon: -23.6968 , -64.6913
Event Date: 13 Jan 2021 06:27 UTC
13 Jan 2021 03:27 Local
Exposed Population:
840000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 13 Jan 2021 09:05 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 5.4 (Bolivia)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Bolivia= 5.4; Argentina= 3.7

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000d7xt Scaled population (vector) 5.96  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  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 (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),