M 5.6 in Southern Argentina on 29 Apr 2021 02:17 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 1266787
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 132.63 Km
Lat/Lon: -37.2883 , -70.8009
Event Date: 29 Apr 2021 02:17 UTC
28 Apr 2021 23:17 Local
Exposed Population: About 66000 people in MMI>=IV
About 65000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 01 May 2021 17:36 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.7 (Argentina)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Argentina= 3.7; Chile= 3


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000dydz Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.83  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 16 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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Lisa Grant Ludwig, professor and graduate director of public health at UC Irvine, local earthquake researcher and president of the Seismological Society of America, helped develop the original Great Southern California ShakeOut in 2008. Now
Chile: Magnitude-5.8 offshore earthquake occurs off Coquimbo Region at ... Sun, 02 May 2021 11:29:00 +0200.

Event. A magnitude-5.8 offshore earthquake occurred in the South Pacific Ocean off Coquimbo Region in northern Chile at around 02:57 May 2. The epicenter was about 41 km (26 miles) southwest of La Serena. The tremor occurred at a depth of a
2.3 magnitude earthquake felt on Armenia’s territorySat, 01 May 2021 10:19:00 +0200.

An earthquake of magnitude 2.3 on the Richter scale hit 15km south-east of the town of Martuni (Gegharkunik region) at 8:18am local time (GMT 4:18) on Saturday. The jolts measured 3 points at the epicenter. The hypocenter depth was 10km, re
Court rejects civil lawsuit over 2016 building collapseFri, 30 Apr 2021 19:22:00 +0200.

The Tainan District Court on Thursday rejected a class-action lawsuit filed by former residents of a housing complex that in 2016 collapsed during an earthquake. The court ruled that there was no evidence of wrongdoing by the Tainan Public

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),