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

Event time line

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AlertShake
ID
ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax
mmi
Date event (UTC)Date shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1164466 -2.727000/-75.305000 6 10.74 7.88 18 Apr 2017 17:49 18 Apr 2017 18:12 00:22
2 0 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 0 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

Earthquake impact details

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

The alertlevel for this event is Orange

Population

Population in major intensity
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)

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
San Jacinto Loreto Peru Village5 - 48 km
Platanoyacu Loreto Peru Village5 - 57 km
Puerto Olivia Loreto Peru Village5 - 65 km
Puerto Copal Loreto Peru Village5 - 71 km
Puerto Resistencia Loreto Peru Village5 - 78 km
Río Tigre Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 103 km
Tambo Loreto Peru Village5 - 115 km
Chambira Loreto Peru Village5 - 119 km
Santo Tomas de Andoas Loreto Peru Village5 - 119 km
Campo Serio Loreto Peru Village5 - 121 km
Guagramono Loreto Peru Village5 - 127 km
Arica Loreto Peru Village5 - 128 km
Tarqui Loreto Peru Village5 - 130 km
Santa Rosa Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 132 km
Cononaco Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 133 km
Soplin Loreto Peru Village5 - 133 km
Rio Corrientes Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 134 km
Bellavista Loreto Peru Village5 - 135 km
Lorocachi Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 138 km
Tonegrama Loreto Peru Village5 - 142 km
Ayamu Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 144 km
Chichirata Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 147 km
Angoteros Loreto Peru Village5 - 154 km
Diamanta Azul Loreto Peru Village5 - 155 km
Bolívar Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 156 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
Tambo Loreto Peru Village5 - 166 km
Tempestad Loreto Peru Village5 - 167 km
Santa María Loreto Peru Village5 - 168 km
Puesto Tunigrama Loreto Peru Village5 - 168 km
Copal Urco Loreto Peru Village5 - 171 km
Pavacachi Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 174 km
Soldado Luna Loreto Peru Village5 - 178 km
Shitihuaca Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 178 km
Puerto Madres Loreto Peru Village5 - 180 km
Pancho Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 199 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
Nanay Loreto Peru Village5 - 188 km
Santa Felicia Loreto Peru Village5 - 192 km
Bombonaqui Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 193 km
Puerto Guacamayo Loreto Peru Village5 - 196 km
Cabo Pantoja Loreto Peru Village5 - 197 km
Reparado Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 199 km
Montalvo Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 199 km
Nuevo Rocafuerte Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 200 km
San Jose de Curaray Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 201 km
Puca Barranca Loreto Peru Village5 - 202 km
Vidal Loreto Peru Village5 - 203 km
Dávalos Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 204 km
Nueva Armenia Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 205 km
Huasaga Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 206 km
Bellavista Loreto Peru Village5 - 207 km
Hungurahue Loreto Peru Village5 - 208 km
Puerto Miranda Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 209 km
Destino Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 210 km
San Roque Loreto Peru Village5 - 212 km
Namo Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 213 km
Esperanza Loreto Peru Village5 - 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
Taracoa Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 216 km
Masaramu Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 218 km
Trinidad Loreto Peru Village5 - 219 km
Negro Urco Loreto Peru Village5 - 219 km
San José de Saramuro Loreto Peru Village5 - 222 km
Santa María de Huiririma Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 224 km
Yubineto Loreto Peru Village5 - 225 km
Teresa Mama Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 226 km
Parinari Loreto Peru Village5 - 226 km
Shivacocha Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 228 km
Sábaloyacu Loreto Peru Village5 - 229 km
Iniayu Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 231 km
Aipena Amazonas Colombia Village5 - 232 km
Jose Maria Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 234 km
Chimbucta Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 234 km
Puerto Alegría Amazonas Colombia Village5 - 238 km
Taisha Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 238 km
Puerto Espinoza Amazonas Colombia Village5 - 239 km
Argelia Loreto Peru Village5 - 241 km
Delta Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 243 km
Copataza Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 245 km
Progreso Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 245 km
Oro Blanco Loreto Peru Village5 - 245 km
Tarqui Amazonas Colombia Village5 - 247 km
Porto Arturo Loreto Peru Village5 - 247 km
Santa Rosa Loreto Peru Village5 - 247 km
Guerra Valle Loreto Peru Village5 - 247 km
Zamona Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 248 km
Tiputini Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 249 km
Cotosaz Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 250 km
Yuturi Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 250 km
Puesto Bagazán Loreto Peru Village5 - 250 km
Remolino Amazonas Colombia Village5 - 251 km
Turín Sucumbios Ecuador Village5 - 252 km
Puerto Reyes Amazonas Colombia Village5 - 252 km
Falcón Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 254 km
Tutaguana Playa Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 255 km
Moretecocha Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 255 km
Charapita Amazonas Colombia Village5 - 256 km
Ayuy Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 257 km
Edén Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 259 km
San Miguel Loreto Peru Village5 - 260 km
San Christobal Loreto Peru Village5 - 260 km
Puerto Morona Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 260 km
Tambo Nuevo Loreto Peru Village5 - 262 km
Petzcinda Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 262 km
Cangaimine Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 262 km
El Refugio Amazonas Colombia Village5 - 262 km
Barras Amazonas Colombia Village5 - 263 km
Entzacua Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 263 km
Purna Susa Amazonas Colombia Village5 - 263 km
Remolino Sucumbios Ecuador Village5 - 264 km
Macuma Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 264 km
San Jacinto Loreto Peru Village5 - 264 km
El Encanto Amazonas Colombia Village5 - 264 km
Puerto Belén Amazonas Colombia Village5 - 265 km
Iquitos Loreto Peru Major city 430000 people 265 km
Puerto Colombia Putumayo Colombia Village5 - 266 km
Oasis Orellana Ecuador Village5 - 266 km
Nauta Loreto Peru Village5 11000 people 268 km
Panacocha Sucumbios Ecuador Village5 - 269 km
Mazán Loreto Peru Village5 - 269 km
Mangosiza Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 269 km
Añangu Sucumbios Ecuador Village5 - 272 km
Tashapa Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 272 km
Nayumbime Morona-Santiago Ecuador Village5 - 274 km
Subteniente Castro Amazonas Peru Village5 - 275 km
Jimbiquiti Pastaza Ecuador Village5 - 276 km
Porvenir Putumayo Colombia Village5 - 276 km
Dos de Mayo Amazonas Peru Village5 - 277 km
Pugachi Sucumbios Ecuador Village5 - 277 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


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