M 5.5 in Chile on 28 Jan 2022 00:31 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 1307779
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 92.47 Km
Lat/Lon: -19.1264 , -69.3571
Event Date: 28 Jan 2022 00:31 UTC
27 Jan 2022 21:31 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
20 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 28 Jan 2022 01:51 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
5.4 (Bolivia)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Bolivia= 5.4; Chile= 3


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000gfq8 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.04  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. 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

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