M 5.5 in Argentina on 17 Nov 2021 21:38 UTC
EQ parameters
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: 5.5M
Depth: 569.91 Km
Lat/Lon: -26.3334 , -63.3403
Event Date: 17 Nov 2021 21:38 UTC
17 Nov 2021 18:38 Local
Exposed Population:
90 thousand in 100km
Source: NEIC us7000fuxl
Inserted at: 17 Nov 2021 21:57 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 3.7 (Argentina)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fuxl Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1410495 0 17 Nov 2021 21:38 5.5M, 569.91km N/A 90 thousand (in 100km) 00:18 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* 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 Argentina , Province of Santiago del Estero (population 696,328) . The nearest places are Huachana, La Paloma, La Virtud, San Antonio, Obraje San Enrique, Nueva Esperanza, El Porvenir, Estancia Taco Pozo, La Manga, San Vicente, and Patay.

Radius Population
100 km 88000 people
75 km 55000 people
50 km 31000 people
20 km 3100 people
10 km <1000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Santiago del Estero Argentina 690000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Huachana Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 14 km
La Paloma Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 14 km
La Virtud Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 22 km
San Antonio Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 29 km
Obraje San Enrique Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 33 km
Nueva Esperanza Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 34 km
El Porvenir Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 36 km
Estancia Taco Pozo Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 37 km
La Manga Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 37 km
San Vicente Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 38 km
Cuquero Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 39 km
Bajo Grande Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 40 km
San Bernardo Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 40 km
Churqui Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 41 km
San Gregorio Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 42 km
San José del Boquerón Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 43 km
La Savara Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 44 km
Estancia Sol de Mayo Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 45 km
Santos Lugares Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 45 km
Hoyo Cerco Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 45 km
Santo Domingo Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 46 km
Villa Palmar Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 53 km
Babilonia Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 53 km
Cruz Grande Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 53 km
Obraje San Pedro Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 53 km
Pozo Limpio Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 55 km
Campo Gallo Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 56 km
Los Morteros Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 59 km
Pozo Castaño Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 60 km
Siete Árboles Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 60 km
San José Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 61 km
Manga Bajada Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 61 km
San Ramón Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 62 km
Campo Grande Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 63 km
Candelaria Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 66 km
Patay Santiago del Estero Argentina Village - 70 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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