M 4.6 in Colombia on 23 Jan 2021 08:24 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 1252792
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 23.48 Km
Lat/Lon: 6.0519 , -77.4763
Event Date: 23 Jan 2021 08:24 UTC
23 Jan 2021 03:24 Local
Exposed Population:
170000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 23 Jan 2021 08:46 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4 (Colombia)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000d2mv Scaled population (vector) 5.1  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -0.15  
  INFORM_normalised 0.87  
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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),