M 5.8 in Near Coast Of Peru on 08 May 2019 13:47 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -15.8336 , -75.1857
Event Date: 08 May 2019 13:47 UTC
Exposed Population: About 34000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us70003ib5
Inserted at: 08 May 2019 15:49 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Peru)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70003ib5 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1259513 0 08 May 2019 13:47 5.8M, 10km 4.233 30 thousand 02:02 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Peru ,of Arequipa (population 1,079,500) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1259513 -15.834/-75.186 5.8 10.0 4.233 08 May 2019 14:07 00:20 (new episode)
2 0 1259513 -15.834/-75.186 5.8 10.0 4.233 08 May 2019 15:49 02:02 (upd of #1)
3 0 1259513 -15.834/-75.186 5.8 10.0 4.233 09 May 2019 13:50 1d 00:02 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Arequipa Peru <1000 people
Ica Peru <1000 people
Ayacucho Peru no people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Puerto de Lomas Arequipa Peru Village5 - 46 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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