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M 5.8 in Peru on 18 Apr 2017 17:49 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Earthquake event

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  • Magnitude: 5.8 M
  • Depth: 14 km (shallow)
  • Source: NEIC us10008iq5
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -2.7334, -75.3507
  • Time (UTC): 18 Apr 2017 17:49:55
  • Time (ECT): 18 Apr 2017 19:49:55

Event time line

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IDAlertScore DateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1164466 2

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1164466
2 realtime 2017-04-18 20:12:17 No people affected 0
  Earthquake 182361
0 realtime 2017-04-18 20:12:17 20 thousand Few people affected 0
  Shakemap 2
2 realtime 2017-05-26 12:30:42 No people affected No people affected 0
Close
18 Apr 2017 17:49 6M, 10.74km N/A 20 thousand 00:22 NEIC NEIC
1164582 2

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1164582
2 realtime 2017-04-19 18:42:16 No people affected 0
  Earthquake 182477
0 realtime 2017-04-19 18:42:15 20 thousand Few people affected 0
  Shakemap 3
2 realtime 2017-05-26 12:28:50 No people affected No people affected 0
Close
18 Apr 2017 17:49 5.8M, 14km 7.88 20 thousand 22:52 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

Population

Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km 20000 people
75 km 8300 people
50 km 2300 people
20 km <1000 people
10 km <1000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km no people

The earthquake happened in Peru , Department of Loreto (population 720,100) . The nearest places are San Antonio, Puerto Canela, Tigre, Leoncio Prado, Patria Nueva, Lorena, San Jacinto, Platanoyacu, Marsella, Puerto Olivia, and Virotehuas.

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Loreto Peru 720000 people

Affected Populated Places

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
San Antonio Loreto Peru Village6 - 12 km
Puerto Canela Loreto Peru Village6 - 35 km
Tigre Loreto Peru Village6 - 37 km
Leoncio Prado Loreto Peru Village6 - 38 km
Patria Nueva Loreto Peru Village6 - 43 km
Lorena Loreto Peru Village6 - 46 km
San Jacinto Loreto Peru Village5 - 48 km
Platanoyacu Loreto Peru Village5 - 57 km
Marsella Loreto Peru Village6 - 57 km
Puerto Olivia Loreto Peru Village5 - 65 km
Vice Almirante Carbajal Loreto Peru Village6 - 65 km
Virotehuas Loreto Peru Village6 - 67 km

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