M 4.5 in Chile on 16 May 2021 14:10 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 1268998
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 3.68 Km
Lat/Lon: -30.361 , -72.3298
Event Date: 16 May 2021 14:10 UTC
16 May 2021 09:10 Local
Exposed Population:
About 34000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 May 2021 14:40 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3 (Chile)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000e3k4 Scaled population (vector) 3.72  
  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: 9 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

60 historias del terremoto más grande del mundo: Los periodistas Carri ... Wed, 19 May 2021 15:44:00 +0200.

La tarde del domingo 22 de mayo de 1960 en Valdivia es un momento que sigue latente en la ciudad del sur de Chile. Ese día fue el terremoto más grande del mundo, que tuvo una magnitud de 9,5 grados en escala Richter y que destruyó gran part
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M6.7 earthquake in South Pacific No tsunami impact-WeathernewsWed, 19 May 2021 08:14:00 +0200.

There was an earthquake overseas around 9:42 on May 19th (Wednesday), Japan time. The epicenter is the South Pacific (southern East Pacific Rise), and the magnitude of the earthquake is estimated to be 6.7. * The epicenter is from the Unite
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Shallow M6.7 earthquake hits southern East Pacific RiseWed, 19 May 2021 06:59:00 +0200.

The epicenter was located 660 km (410 miles) S of Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile. There are no people living within 100 km (62 miles). There is no tsunami threat from this earthquake. The USGS issued a green alert for shaking-related fatal
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Terremoto M6.7 en Pacífico Sur Sin impacto de tsunami-WeathernewsWed, 19 May 2021 05:45:00 +0200.

Hubo un terremoto en el extranjero alrededor de las 9:42 del 19 de mayo (miércoles), hora de Japón. El epicentro es el Pacífico Sur (Sur del Pacífico Oriental Rise), y la magnitud del terremoto se estima en 6.7. * El epicentro es del Centro
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

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),