M 5.5 in Peru on 28 Feb 2021 02:16 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 1257821
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 9.65 Km
Lat/Lon: -17.5676 , -72.583
Event Date: 28 Feb 2021 02:16 UTC
27 Feb 2021 21:16 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI IV
About 56000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 28 Feb 2021 02:35 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (Peru)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000de9a Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 6 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake 41 km northeast of Calama, ChileSun, 28 Feb 2021 06:03:00 +0100.

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Peru: Magnitude-5.5 offshore earthquake occurs near Arequipa Region, a ... Sun, 28 Feb 2021 05:38:00 +0100.

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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: EC-JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),