M 4.5 in Argentina on 28 Feb 2021 19:21 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 1257915
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 530.47 Km
Lat/Lon: -22.1265 , -63.7713
Event Date: 28 Feb 2021 19:21 UTC
28 Feb 2021 16:21 Local
Exposed Population:
300000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 28 Feb 2021 19:38 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
us7000dee2 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 5 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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La inquietante alerta de un geólogo argentino: “Es probable que haya u ... Mon, 01 Mar 2021 22:52:00 +0100.

“Aunque muchos se nieguen a creerlo, las condiciones están dadas para que en algún momento se provoque un tsunami en el Sur de la Costa Atlántica”, advierte desde Ushuaia el investigador Rabassa. Infobae informó que no es la primera vez que
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La alerta de un geólogo argentino: “Es probable que haya un tsunami en ... Mon, 01 Mar 2021 22:41:00 +0100.

Jorge Rabassa es investigador del Centro Austral de Investigación Científica (Cadic) y el Conicet. Asegura que “tarde o temprano”, un evento de esas características va a ocurrir en el Atlántico Sur, donde hay la Falla de Magallanes y es una
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Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes near Tartagal, Departamento de Genera ... Sun, 28 Feb 2021 20:53:00 +0100.

A magnitude 4.6 earthquake near Tartagal, Departamento de General José de San Martín, Salta, Argentina, was reported only 8 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies th
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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 (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),