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Mw 5.8 Earthquake, Orange alert in Peru on 18 Apr 2017 17:49 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.8M, Depth:14km
  • on 18 Apr 2017 17:49 UTC
  • About 20241 people within 100km
  • inserted at 19 Apr 2017 16:42:05

Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 5.8 M
  • Depth: 14 km (shallow)
  • Area affected by light damage (estimated radius): 27 km (MMI VI)
  • 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

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in Peru ,of Loreto (population 720,100) .

The alertlevel for this event is Orange

Population

Population near epicenter
Intensity Population
<1000 people
2800 people
64000 people

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Loreto Peru <1000 people
Loreto Peru 2800 people
Loreto Peru 60000 people
Pastaza Ecuador 2400 people
Napo Ecuador <1000 people
Morona-Santiago Ecuador 1400 people
Loreto Peru 840000 people
Pastaza Ecuador 87000 people
Napo Ecuador 230000 people
Morona-Santiago Ecuador 160000 people
Amazonas Colombia 18000 people
Sucumbios Ecuador 190000 people
Putumayo Colombia 220000 people
Amazonas Peru 41000 people
Caqueta Colombia 170000 people
Tungurahua Ecuador 370000 people
Azuay Ecuador 540000 people
Chimborazo Ecuador 380000 people
Canar Ecuador 170000 people
Zamora-Chinchipe Ecuador 9300 people
San Martin Peru 290000 people
Amazonas Brazil 4500 people
Cotopaxi Ecuador 250000 people
Narino Colombia 1400 people
Pichincha Ecuador 5200 people
Bolivar Ecuador 4100 people
Cauca Colombia 2100 people
Guayas Ecuador 1.2 million people
Los Rios Ecuador 670000 people
El Oro Ecuador 300000 people
Guaviare Colombia <1000 people
Manabi Ecuador <1000 people

Affected cities (first 100 records)

See complete places

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
Marsella Loreto Peru Village6 - 57 km
Platanoyacu Loreto Peru Village5 - 57 km
Puerto Olivia Loreto Peru Village5 - 65 km
Vice Almirante Carbajal Loreto Peru Village6 - 65 km
Virotehuas Loreto Peru Village6 - 67 km
Puerto Copal Loreto Peru Village5 - 71 km
Triunfo Loreto Peru Village6 - 74 km
Pavayacu Loreto Peru Village6 - 75 km
Puerto Resistencia Loreto Peru Village5 - 78 km
Valencia Loreto Peru Village6 - 78 km
Lisbón Loreto Peru Village6 - 84 km
Puerto de Cerpera Loreto Peru Village6 - 85 km
Puesto Macusari Loreto Peru Village6 - 91 km
Santo Domingo Loreto Peru Village6 - 92 km
Huayuri Loreto Peru Village6 - 94 km
Puerto Olivia Loreto Peru Village6 - 97 km
Shiviyacu Loreto Peru Village6 - 101 km
Purma García Loreto Peru Village6 - 102 km
Forestal Loreto Peru Village6 - 103 km
Río Tigre Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 103 km
Copalyacu Loreto Peru Village6 - 107 km
San José Loreto Peru Village6 - 111 km
Fundo Soledad Loreto Peru Village6 - 112 km
Intuto Loreto Peru Village6 - 112 km
Tambo Loreto Peru Village5 - 115 km
Puesto Avanzado Loreto Peru Village6 - 115 km
Tribu Tucupi Loreto Peru Village6 - 115 km
Chambira Loreto Peru Village5 - 119 km
Santo Tomas de Andoas Loreto Peru Village5 - 119 km
Campo Serio Loreto Peru Village5 - 121 km
Santa Elena Loreto Peru Village6 - 122 km
Puerto Elvira Loreto Peru Village6 - 122 km
Rumi Tumi Loreto Peru Village6 - 124 km
Trompeteros Loreto Peru Village6 - 125 km
Guagramono Loreto Peru Village5 - 127 km
Nuevo Andoas Loreto Peru Village6 - 128 km
Arica Loreto Peru Village5 - 128 km
Tarqui Loreto Peru Village5 - 130 km
Capahuari Loreto Peru Village6 - 130 km
Porvenir Pastaza Ecuador Village6 - 131 km
Cafetales Loreto Peru Village6 - 131 km
Santa Rosa Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 132 km
Zueylán Pastaza Ecuador Village6 - 132 km
Cononaco Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 133 km
Soplin Loreto Peru Village5 - 133 km
Tenavera Pastaza Ecuador Village6 - 133 km
Minchana Loreto Peru Village6 - 134 km
Rio Corrientes Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 134 km
Bellavista Loreto Peru Village5 - 135 km
Chacay Loreto Peru Village6 - 137 km
Tambo Mariana Loreto Peru Village6 - 138 km
Lorocachi Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 138 km
Puerto Aurora Loreto Peru Village6 - 138 km
Santa Bárbara Loreto Peru Village6 - 139 km
Puerto Carmen Loreto Peru Village6 - 139 km
Tambo Jiménez Loreto Peru Village6 - 140 km
Tonegrama Loreto Peru Village5 - 142 km
Tambo Borja Pastaza Ecuador Village6 - 142 km
Sargento Lores Loreto Peru Village6 - 142 km
Andoas Pastaza Ecuador Village6 - 144 km
Ayamu Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 144 km
Belem Loreto Peru Village6 - 144 km
Hacienda Shurapamba Loreto Peru Village6 - 145 km
Villa Luisa Loreto Peru Village6 - 145 km
Guayusa Pastaza Ecuador Village6 - 145 km
Curaray Loreto Peru Village6 - 146 km
Chichirata Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 147 km
Anatico Loreto Peru Village6 - 147 km
Coronel Portillo Loreto Peru Village6 - 150 km
Nueva Florencia Loreto Peru Village6 - 152 km
Angashi Loreto Peru Village6 - 152 km
Huasaga Loreto Peru Village6 - 153 km
Angoteros Loreto Peru Village5 - 154 km
Sinchiyacu Loreto Peru Village6 - 155 km
Puerto Salvatierra Loreto Peru Village6 - 155 km
Balaura Pastaza Ecuador Village6 - 155 km
Diamanta Azul Loreto Peru Village5 - 155 km
Bolívar Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 156 km
Teniente Yáñez Loreto Peru Village6 - 157 km
Puerto Pardo Loreto Peru Village5 - 157 km
Solano Loreto Peru Village5 - 158 km
Libertad Loreto Peru Village5 - 159 km
Santa Rosa Loreto Peru Village5 - 159 km
Yanayacu Loreto Peru Village6 - 159 km
Berlín Loreto Peru Village6 - 161 km
Puerto Alianza Loreto Peru Village6 - 164 km
Tambo Loreto Peru Village5 - 166 km
Tempestad Loreto Peru Village5 - 167 km
Nankin Loreto Peru Village6 - 168 km
Santa María Loreto Peru Village5 - 168 km
Puesto Tunigrama Loreto Peru Village5 - 168 km
Trozadero Loreto Peru Village6 - 170 km
Copal Urco Loreto Peru Village5 - 171 km
Pavacachi Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 174 km
Esperanza Loreto Peru Village6 - 174 km
Soldado Luna Loreto Peru Village5 - 178 km
Shitihuaca Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 178 km
Pumayacu Loreto Peru Village6 - 180 km
Puerto Madres Loreto Peru Village5 - 180 km
Primavera Loreto Peru Village6 - 180 km
San Jorge Loreto Peru Village6 - 181 km
Cachitama Pastaza Ecuador Village6 - 167 km
Providencia Loreto Peru Village6 - 170 km
Nashiño Loreto Peru Village6 - 172 km
Torres Causana Loreto Peru Village5 - 182 km
Santa Clotilda Loreto Peru Village5 - 183 km
Mihuanoyacu Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 184 km
Tambo Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 187 km
Puerto Ventura Orellana Ecuador Village6 - 188 km
Nanay Loreto Peru Village5 - 188 km
Arcadia Loreto Peru Village6 - 192 km
Santa Felicia Loreto Peru Village5 - 192 km
Bombonaqui Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 193 km
Santa Ana Loreto Peru Village6 - 193 km
Ballesteros Orellana Ecuador Village6 - 194 km
Puerto Guacamayo Loreto Peru Village5 - 196 km
Cabo Pantoja Loreto Peru Village5 - 197 km
Rocafuerte Orellana Ecuador Village6 - 198 km
Reparado Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 199 km
Yasuní Orellana Ecuador Village6 - 199 km
Buena Vista Loreto Peru Village6 - 199 km
Montalvo Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 199 km
Rioja Loreto Peru Village6 - 199 km
Chambira Loreto Peru Village6 - 199 km
Nuevo Rocafuerte Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 200 km
Destacamento Cocaya Orellana Ecuador Village6 - 201 km
Armausa Loreto Peru Village6 - 201 km
San Jose de Curaray Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 201 km
Puca Barranca Loreto Peru Village5 - 202 km
Metija Orellana Ecuador Village6 - 203 km
Vidal Loreto Peru Village5 - 203 km
Florencia Orellana Ecuador Village6 - 204 km
Dávalos Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 204 km
Palata Loreto Peru Village6 - 204 km
Nueva Armenia Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 205 km
Fernando Playas Loreto Peru Village6 - 206 km
Huasaga Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 206 km
Bellavista Loreto Peru Village5 - 207 km
Hungurahue Loreto Peru Village5 - 208 km
Tuishcachi Pastaza Ecuador Village6 - 208 km
Puerto Miranda Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 209 km
Castaña Loreto Peru Village6 - 209 km
Destino Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 210 km
Avispa Loreto Peru Village6 - 211 km
Puerto Alfaro Orellana Ecuador Village6 - 211 km
San Pedro Loreto Peru Village6 - 211 km
San Roque Loreto Peru Village5 - 212 km
Namo Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 213 km
Ubina Orellana Ecuador Village6 - 213 km
Esperanza Loreto Peru Village5 - 214 km
Pandochicta Orellana Ecuador Village6 - 214 km
Tahuinamhi Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 214 km
Progreso Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 215 km
Tiputini Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 215 km
Concordia Loreto Peru Village5 - 215 km
Boca Orellana Ecuador Village6 - 216 km
Taracoa Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 216 km
Pedro Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village6 - 216 km
Santa Cruz de Parinari Loreto Peru Village6 - 217 km
Masaramu Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 218 km
Puerto Abarca Orellana Ecuador Village6 - 218 km
Esperanza Loreto Peru Village6 - 218 km
Puerto Buenos Aires Loreto Peru Village6 - 218 km
Nueva York Loreto Peru Village6 - 218 km
Progreso Loreto Peru Village6 - 218 km
Lobo Loreto Peru Village6 - 218 km
Trinidad Loreto Peru Village5 - 219 km
Puerto Catalán Loreto Peru Village6 - 219 km
Negro Urco Loreto Peru Village5 - 219 km
Tipuanga Loreto Peru Village6 - 222 km
Puerto Barros Loreto Peru Village6 - 222 km
San José de Saramuro Loreto Peru Village5 - 222 km
Pichincha Orellana Ecuador Village6 - 223 km
San Rafael Loreto Peru Village6 - 223 km
Santa María de Huiririma Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 224 km
Santa Teresa Loreto Peru Village6 - 225 km
Yubineto Loreto Peru Village5 - 225 km
Antioquia Loreto Peru Village6 - 225 km
Bacundo Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village6 - 225 km
Teresa Mama Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 226 km
San Pedro Loreto Peru Village6 - 226 km
Parinari Loreto Peru Village5 - 226 km
Saramuro Loreto Peru Village6 - 227 km
Shivacocha Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 228 km
Puerto Guacamayo Loreto Peru Village6 - 229 km
Sibuenes Loreto Peru Village6 - 229 km
Sábaloyacu Loreto Peru Village5 - 229 km
Puesto Cavero Loreto Peru Village6 - 229 km
Santa Clara Loreto Peru Village6 - 229 km
San Pedro Loreto Peru Village6 - 229 km
San Luis Loreto Peru Village6 - 230 km
Maipuco Loreto Peru Village6 - 231 km
Iniayu Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 231 km
Castilla Loreto Peru Village6 - 231 km
Aipena Amazonas Colombia Village5 - 232 km
Inonias Loreto Peru Village6 - 232 km
Yanchamayo Loreto Peru Village6 - 232 km
Elvira Loreto Peru Village6 - 233 km
Puerto Victoria Amazonas Colombia Village6 - 233 km
Puerto Ñeque Amazonas Colombia Village6 - 233 km
Jose Maria Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 234 km

Critical infrastructure

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

Nearby and affected airports
Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Intuto 198 Civ. Unpaved No 6500
Trompeteros 130 0
Andoas 230 Civ. Paved No 6700
El Carmen 307 Civ. Paved No 4500
Tiputini TPN 305 Civ. Unpaved No 3600
Taisha TSC 457 Civ. Unpaved No 3600
Cnl Fap Fran Seca Vignetta IQT 124 Civ. Paved Yes 8200
Iquitos 117 0
El Encanto ECO unknown 0
Puerto Leguizamo LQM 233 Civ. Paved No 3900
Santa Barbara 258 0
Requena 120 Civ. Unpaved No 3900
Tarapoa TPC 240 Mil. Paved Yes 5400
Francisco de Orellana OCC 250 Civ. Paved Yes 4900
Macas XMS 1000 Civ. Paved Yes 8200
Putumayo PYO unknown 0
Sucua SUQ 950 Civ. Unpaved No 3900
Patuca 541 0
Mendez MZD unknown 0
Rio Amazonas PTZ 1043 Civ. Paved Yes 5000
Mayor Galo Torres 518 Civ. Unpaved No 3200
La Chorrera LCR unknown 0
Ciro Alegria 180 Civ. Unpaved No 5400
Nueve Loja Lago Agrio LGQ 299 0
Moises Benzaquen Rengifo YMS 179 Civ. Paved Yes 6100
Gualaquiza 1000 Civ. Paved No 6800
Puerto Asis PUU 254 Civ. Paved No 5900
Colonia Angamos 200 0
Tres Esquinas Ab 178 Civ. Unpaved No 4200
Chimborazo 2790 Civ. Paved No 5200
Palmeiras Do Javari 120 Civ. Paved No 3900
Chachoan ATF 2564 Civ. Paved Yes 6500
Arica ACM unknown 0
Moyobamba MBP 838 Civ. Unpaved No 4400
Mariscal Lamar CUE 2530 Civ. Paved Yes 6200
Cotopaxi 2784 Civ. Paved Yes 12100
Rioja RIJ 792 Civ. Paved No 6100
Tarapoto TPP 274 Civ. Paved Yes 8800
Villa Garzon VGZ 379 Civ. Paved No 4200
La Puntilla 14 0
San Carlos 30 0
Orellana 108 Civ. Unpaved No 3200
La Clementina 100 0
Estirao Do Equador 30 Civ. Paved No 3900
Loma Larga 64 0
Babahoyo North 17 0
Hacienda la Julia 15 0
Taura 17 0
Martinica 27 0
Los Perez 23 0
Quevedo North 107 0
Pampa Hermosa 155 0
Maragrosa 5 0
La Mina 4 0
Banasur 9 0
Simon Bolivar International GYE 5 Civ. Paved Yes 8000
General Serrano MCH 4 Civ. Paved Yes 5400
Victor Larrea 52 Civ. Paved No 3400

Major ports
Name LOCODE Country
Iquitos PEIQT Peru
Prtmaritimo Ecuador


Event time line

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AlertShake
ID
episodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax
mmi
Date event (UTC)Date shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 1164466 -2.727000/-75.305000 6 10.74 7.88 18 Apr 2017 17:49 18 Apr 2017 18:12 00:22
2 1164466 -2.727000/-75.305000 6 10.74 7.88 18 Apr 2017 17:49 18 Apr 2017 19:53 02:03 (upd of #1)
3 1164582 -2.733400/-75.350700 5.8 14 7.72 18 Apr 2017 17:49 19 Apr 2017 16:43 22:53 (new episode)

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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