M 4.9 in Peru on 15 Apr 2021 19:16 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 1264896
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: -8.6533 , -79.8503
Event Date: 15 Apr 2021 19:16 UTC
15 Apr 2021 14:16 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 15 Apr 2021 19:51 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (Peru)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000e1x2 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

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Pacific OceanSun, 18 Apr 2021 14:18:00 +0200.

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Earthquake information: strong mag. 5.0 – South Pacific earthquake, 18 ... Sun, 18 Apr 2021 04:53:00 +0200.

Update Saturday, April 17, 2021, 23:57. An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale is reported 18 km west of Molindo, Peru. 5.0 Earthquake April 17 6:45 pm (GMT -5) The German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) reported that a magn
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Significant earthquake of magnitude 5.0 just reported 18 km west of Mo ... Sun, 18 Apr 2021 02:00:00 +0200.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred only 12 minutes ago 18 km west of Mollendo, Peru, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported. The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Mollendo, Provincia de
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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),