M 4.9 in Colombia on 23 Jan 2021 21:12 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 1252841
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 40.81 Km
Lat/Lon: 3.1561 , -74.8038
Event Date: 23 Jan 2021 21:12 UTC
23 Jan 2021 16:12 Local
Exposed Population:
840000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 23 Jan 2021 21:40 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4 (Colombia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000d2ra Scaled population (vector) 5.67  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -0.15  
  INFORM_normalised 0.87  
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Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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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),