M 5.5 in Chile on 22 Apr 2021 00:17 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 1265781
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 7.5 Km
Lat/Lon: -33.9901 , -72.3393
Event Date: 22 Apr 2021 00:17 UTC
21 Apr 2021 19:17 Local
Exposed Population: About 27000 people in MMI>=IV
250000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Apr 2021 00:37 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3 (Chile)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000e3j6 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -1.16  
  C2 shakemap 0.54  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.75  
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Latest media headlines

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

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake strikes O’Higgins Navy in Chile – EMSCThu, 22 Apr 2021 14:00:00 +0200.

The European Mediterranean Seismic Center (EMSC) said on Wednesday that a magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck off the coast of Ouhiggins in Chile. What Are The Main Benefits Of Comparing Car Insurance Quotes Online. LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE
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4.3-magnitude earthquake strikes near Lospalos, Lotem, East Timor / Vo ... Thu, 22 Apr 2021 12:31:00 +0200.

09:22 am | Posted by: Earthquake Monitor. 4.3 Earthquake April 22 6:02 pm (GMT +9) Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency reported a 4.3-magnitude earthquake in East Timor near Lospalos, Lotem, just 18 minutes ago. The e
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Sismo de magnitud 5,3 sacudió Chile y esto aseguran las autoridades so ... Thu, 22 Apr 2021 06:38:00 +0200.

Sputnik Mundo indica que un temblor de mediana intensidad se percibió en la zona central de Chile con una magnitud de 5,3 en escala Richter, informó el Centro Sismológico Nacional. El temblor se registró a las 20:17 hora local (00:17 del 23
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Central Chile Hit by 5.3 Magnitude Earthquake - National Seismological ... Thu, 22 Apr 2021 06:16:00 +0200.

BUENOS AIRES (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 22nd April, 2021) A 5.3 magnitude earthquake struck on Wednesday in the central part of Chile , the National Seismological Center said. The tremor was registered at 23:17 GMT at a depth of 33 kilomet
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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),