M 4.9 in Off Coast Of Central Chile on 17 Apr 2021 03:50 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 1265055
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -30.4545 , -72.0753
Event Date: 17 Apr 2021 03:50 UTC
16 Apr 2021 22:50 Local
Exposed Population:
460000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 17 Apr 2021 04:09 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3 (Chile)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000e2aa Scaled population (vector) 4.83  
  C1 earthquake 1.44  
  C2 earthquake -1.48  
  Country Vulnerability -0.64  
  INFORM_normalised 0.75  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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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: 39 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Earthquake alertWed, 21 Apr 2021 01:20:00 +0200.

Day and Time: April 21, 2021, 7:45 a.m. Epicenter: Off Kagoshima Prefecture. N 29.4, E 129.4. Depth: 20 kilometers. Preliminary magnitude: 3.8. Seismic intensity scale: 4 out of maximum 7. Note: No tsunami warning issued. ==Kyodo. To have
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Carnation farm tsunami ruined celebrates being back in bloom April 21, ... Wed, 21 Apr 2021 01:18:00 +0200.

NATORI, Miyagi Prefecture--The tsunami triggered by the Great East Japan earthquake in 2011 destroyed Fusako Miura's carnation fields here, but the years she spent restoring them helped her recover from the trauma of the disaster. “These 10
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Natural DisasterTue, 20 Apr 2021 23:10:00 +0200.

Digicel chairman, Denis O’Brien, calls on UK government to “Step up and do the right thing” for volcano-ravaged former colony St. Vincent & The Grenadines Labels the lack of support as “a slap in the face” With the island of St. Vincent & t
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The earth shook in this Moroccan provinceTue, 20 Apr 2021 13:47:00 +0200.

An earthquake of 3.8 degrees on the Richter scale was recorded this Monday, April 19 in the province of Driouch , specified the National Institute of Geophysics (ING), relayed by the MAP. Publicity. The epicenter of the earthquake was off
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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),