M 5.5 in Chile on 14 Mar 2023 19:56 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 1364815
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 7.479 Km
Lat/Lon: -38.4214 , -75.2851
Event Date: 14 Mar 2023 19:56 UTC
14 Mar 2023 14:56 Local
Exposed Population:
Inserted at: 14 Mar 2023 21:06 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Chile)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000jjwt Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 386 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

6.7 magnitude earthquake hits Ecuador: US Geological Survey2023-03-18T19:56+0100.

ANKARA. A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said. The quake, which was also felt in Peru, hit the town of Balao in Ecuador’s Azuay province at around 12:12 p.m. local time (1712GMT). According to
Sismo de magnitud 6.7 sacude a Ecuador y d...2023-03-18T19:48+0100.

Internacional Sismo de magnitud 6.7 sacude a Ecuador y derrumba varios edificios. Por Grupo Zócalo Publicado el sábado, 18 de marzo del 2023 a las 12:48 Ciudad de México.- Un terremoto de magnitud 6,7 golpeó cerca de la ciudad sureña
No tsunami threat to Hawaii after strong quake hits Ecuador2023-03-18T19:45+0100.

Unlimited access to premium stories for as low as $12.95 /mo. Get It Now There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck near Ecuador this morning. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the quake occurred a
Terremoto de magnitud 7 sacude Perú y Ecuador; reportan réplica de mag ... 2023-03-18T19:42+0100.

Un fuerte sismo de magnitud 7 sacudió Perú y zonas de Ecuador la tarde de este sábado, informó el Instituto Geofísico peruano en redes sociales. El terremoto se registró a las 12:12 horas tiempo de Perú (es decir, a las 11:12 horas tiempo d

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 (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),