M 5.5 in Chile on 05 Feb 2023 01:02 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 1357254
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 68.019 Km
Lat/Lon: -29.6451 , -71.2485
Event Date: 05 Feb 2023 01:02 UTC
04 Feb 2023 22:02 Local
Exposed Population: 480 thousand in MMI IV
Inserted at: 05 Feb 2023 01:21 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
3 (Chile)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000jlhg Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. 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: 80 | XAbout casualties: 27 | Last hour: 0

How does the Türkiye-Syria earthquake compare to other deadly events?2023-02-08T21:23+0100.

The death toll across Türkiye and war-ravaged northern Syria has exceeded 11,000, making Monday's earthquake the deadliest in more than a decade. The World Health Organization has warned it expects the number of fatalities to rise significa
Israeli Scientists Invent Better Early-warning System for Undersea Qua ... 2023-02-08T19:57+0100.

Israeli scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have invented a new way to detect submarine earthquakes as they begin, giving people on land precious extra time to head for high ground to avoid ensuing tsunamis before they appear o
Worst Earthquakes—And Where Turkey’s Fits In: The 10 Deadliest And 10 ... 2023-02-08T19:22+0100.

Topline. Over 11,300 people in Turkey and Syria are reportedly dead, following a magnitude 7.8 earthquake that slammed into the region on Monday, propelling the disaster close to being one of the since 1950. People search through rubble aft
The 10 deadliest earthquakes ever recorded in the world2023-02-08T16:31+0100.

Turkey and Syria were hit by a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake this week. Given the size of the damage, we decided to put together a list of 10 worst earthquakes in human history . Most of the tremors recorded similar numbers on the Richte

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