M 5.9 in Bolivia on 06 Oct 2019 10:40 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: 5.9M
Depth: 112.38 Km
Lat/Lon: -21.9017 , -68.5677
Event Date: 06 Oct 2019 10:40 UTC
06 Oct 2019 07:40 Local
Exposed Population: 150000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us70005r9l
Inserted at: 07 Oct 2019 10:43 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 5.4 (Bolivia)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Bolivia= 5.4; Chile= 3

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70005r9l 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.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1273498 0 06 Oct 2019 10:40 5.9M, 112.38km 4.15 150 thousand 1d 00:02 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 Chile ,of Antofagasta (population 423,780) . 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 1273498 -21.902/-68.568 5.9 112.4 4.15 06 Oct 2019 11:10 00:29 (new episode)
2 0 1273498 -21.902/-68.568 5.9 112.4 4.15 06 Oct 2019 12:43 02:02 (upd of #1)
3 0 1273498 -21.902/-68.568 5.9 112.4 4.15 07 Oct 2019 10:43 1d 00:02 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Antofagasta Chile 3500 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Calina Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 7 km
Conchi Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 15 km
Río Loa Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 38 km
Chíuchíu Antofagasta Chile Village5 - 49 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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