M 6.1 in Argentina on 10 Jan 2021 03:54 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: 6.1M
Depth: 202.77 Km
Lat/Lon: -24.02 , -66.6723
Event Date: 10 Jan 2021 03:54 UTC
10 Jan 2021 00:54 Local
Exposed Population: About 8000 people in MMI>=IV
About 19000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000d74p
Inserted at: 10 Jan 2021 04:16 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 3.7 (Argentina)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Argentina= 3.7; Chile= 3

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000d74p Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.83  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1352116 0 10 Jan 2021 03:54 6.1M, 202.77km 3.66 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:22 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 unknowed a zone. 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 1352116 -24.02/-66.672 6.1 202.8 3.779 10 Jan 2021 04:19 00:24 (new episode)
2 0 1352116 -24.02/-66.672 6.1 202.8 3.737 10 Jan 2021 05:07 01:13 (upd of #1)
3 0 1352116 -24.035/-66.63 6.1 217.0 3.661 10 Jan 2021 05:58 02:03 (upd of #2)
4 0 1352116 -24.035/-66.63 6.1 217.0 3.661 10 Jan 2021 08:37 04:43 (upd of #3)
5 0 1352116 -24.035/-66.63 6.1 217.0 3.661 11 Jan 2021 03:58 1d 00:03 (upd of #4)

Affected Provinces



Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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