M 4.6 in Chile on 23 Feb 2021 06:18 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 1257107
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 39.57 Km
Lat/Lon: -31.7434 , -71.5515
Event Date: 23 Feb 2021 06:18 UTC
23 Feb 2021 03:18 Local
Exposed Population:
180000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 23 Feb 2021 06:48 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.7 (Argentina)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Argentina= 3.7; Chile= 3


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000dkbt Scaled population (vector) 5.39  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.83  
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

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),