M 5.6 in Chile on 30 Sep 2019 11:53 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1188939
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 110.58 Km
Lat/Lon: -22.2093 , -68.6552
Event Date: 30 Sep 2019 11:53 UTC
30 Sep 2019 08:53 Local
Exposed Population: 150000 people in MMI>=IV
150000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 01 Oct 2019 11:55 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 5.4 (Bolivia)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Bolivia= 5.4; Chile= 3


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70005nud Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.04  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 42 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

11:02 Geofísico aclara: sismo del domingo fue una "réplica tardía" del ... Wed, 02 Oct 2019 16:52:00 +0200.

El sismo de magnitud 6,6° (Mw) que se sintió el domingo desde las regiones Metropolitana y hasta La Araucanía no tiene la capacidad de liberar energía suficiente para evitar que se produzca un sismo mayor en 70 a 100 años en la misma zona ,
Post-Disturbance Genetic Changes: The Impact of the 2010 Mega-Earthqua ... Wed, 02 Oct 2019 13:30:00 +0200.

Earthquake/tsunamis can have profound impacts on species and their genetic patterns. It is expected that the magnitude of this impact might depend on the species and the time since the disturbance occurs, nevertheless these assumptions rema
Second powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake hits Chile since August, agai ... Tue, 01 Oct 2019 12:50:00 +0200.

Moment buildings start to shake as a powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake hits Chile A second 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Chile on Sunday The temblor hit just before 11am, 40 miles west of the city of Constitución Buildings sw
¿Cómo se quedó Bolivia sin acceso al mar?Tue, 01 Oct 2019 10:53:00 +0200.

Los conflictos por los límites marítimos entre Bolivia y Chile comenzaron en 1828, cuando la Constitución chilena estableció que su territorio llegaba hasta el despoblado sector de Atacama, disposición que terminó con la invasión del lugar

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (41), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),