M 6.2 in Peru-Ecuador Border Region on 30 Jul 2021 17:10 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.2M
Depth: 32.66 Km
Lat/Lon: -4.9344 , -80.6023
Event Date: 30 Jul 2021 17:10 UTC
30 Jul 2021 12:10 Local
Exposed Population: About 7000 people in MMI VII
1670000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000f0qr
Inserted at: 31 Jul 2021 14:37 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Peru)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Peru= 4.6; Ecuador= 4.3

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 1.5 1.5
us6000f0qr Scaled population (raster) 3.46  
  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
1388424 0.7 30 Jul 2021 17:10 6.1M, 33.18km 6.16 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:22 NEIC
1388610 1.5 30 Jul 2021 17:10 6.2M, 32.66km 6.61 8 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 21:26 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 Peru ,of Piura (population 1,662,200) . The alertlevel for this event is ORANGE

Intensity Population
7600 people
790000 people
450000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.7 1388424 -4.917/-80.611 6.1 33.2 6.161 30 Jul 2021 17:34 00:24 (new episode)
2 0.7 1388424 -4.917/-80.611 6.1 33.2 6.161 30 Jul 2021 18:18 01:08 (upd of #1)
3 0.7 1388424 -4.917/-80.611 6.1 33.2 6.16 30 Jul 2021 19:14 02:03 (upd of #2)
4 1.5 1388610 -4.934/-80.602 6.2 32.7 6.608 31 Jul 2021 14:39 21:29 (new episode)
5 1.5 1388610 -4.934/-80.602 6.2 32.7 6.61 31 Jul 2021 17:14 1d 00:04 (upd of #4)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Piura Peru 810000 people
Piura Peru 460000 people
Loja Ecuador 1800 people
Piura Peru 300000 people
Loja Ecuador 9300 people
Tumbes Peru 1400 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Parales Piura Peru Village - 3 km
Sullana Piura Peru City 150000 people 10 km
San Pedro Hacienda Piura Peru Village - 12 km
Salitral Piura Peru Village 5300 people 14 km
Chica Baja Piura Peru Village - 15 km
Hacienda Santa Ana Piura Peru Village - 16 km
Hacienda Ocoto Bajo Piura Peru Village - 21 km
Lurdes Piura Peru Village - 23 km
Chocan Piura Peru Village - 27 km
Piura Piura Peru City 310000 people 29 km
Tambo Grande Piura Peru Village 29000 people 29 km
San Jacinto Piura Peru Village - 32 km
Catacaos Piura Peru Village 57000 people 38 km
Malinguitas Piura Peru Village - 40 km
La Huaca Piura Peru Village 8300 people 40 km
Tamarindo Piura Peru Village 4800 people 47 km
Sol Sol Piura Peru Village - 47 km
Cucungará Piura Peru Village - 48 km
La Encantada Piura Peru Village - 48 km
Las Lomas Piura Peru Village 9200 people 51 km
Durán Piura Peru Village - 51 km
Chulucanas Piura Peru City 68000 people 52 km
Alamor Piura Peru Village - 53 km
Cacaturo Piura Peru Village - 53 km
Manuela Piura Peru Village - 54 km
Cruz Pampa Piura Peru Village - 54 km
Vicús Piura Peru Village - 57 km
La Encañada Piura Peru Village - 59 km
Laguna Larga Piura Peru Village - 59 km
Paita Piura Peru City 55000 people 59 km
San Felipe de Vichayal Piura Peru Village - 60 km
Pabur Piura Peru Village - 65 km
Pilares Piura Peru Village - 67 km
Carrasquillo Piura Peru Village - 70 km
Huaquilla Piura Peru Village - 71 km
Saginos Piura Peru Village - 73 km
Sechura Piura Peru Village 22000 people 73 km
Morropón Piura Peru Village 11000 people 75 km
Chullachy Piura Peru Village - 76 km
Malvas Loja Ecuador Village - 76 km
Buenos Aires Piura Peru Village 7800 people 79 km
Totumos Loja Ecuador Village - 80 km
Pitayitos Piura Peru Village - 80 km
Garza Huachana Loja Ecuador Village - 81 km
La Tina Piura Peru Village - 82 km
Jabonillal Piura Peru Village - 84 km
Seccíon Dieciocho Piura Peru Village - 84 km
Talara Piura Peru City 97000 people 84 km
Algodonal Loja Ecuador Village - 87 km
La Cocha Loja Ecuador Village - 90 km
Higuerón Loja Ecuador Village - 91 km
Lobitos Piura Peru Village - 92 km
Cazaderos Piura Peru Village - 94 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Capitan Concha PIU 53 Civ. Paved Yes 8200
El Pato AB 87 0
Captain Montes TYL 87 Civ. Paved Yes 8000

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Paita PEPAI Peru
Negritos PENGS Peru
Talara PETYL Peru
Caleta Lobitos Peru

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Poechos Poechos Chira 1975
San Lorenzo Chipillico 1958

More information

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