M 5.4 in Argentina on 13 Oct 2021 07:55 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 1289986
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.4M
Depth: 15.36 Km
Lat/Lon: -50.3173 , -72.2374
Event Date: 13 Oct 2021 07:55 UTC
13 Oct 2021 04:55 Local
Exposed Population: About 12000 people in MMI>=VI
Few people affected (in MMI>=VII)
Inserted at: 18 Oct 2021 15:43 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.7 (Argentina)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Argentina= 3.7; Chile= 3

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000fu6b Scaled population (raster) 1.2  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.83  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 83 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

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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 (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),