M 5.7 in Easter Island Region on 11 Oct 2020 14:41 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -28.5928 , -112.1617
Event Date: 11 Oct 2020 14:41 UTC
11 Oct 2020 07:41 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI V
No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000c7k9
Inserted at: 11 Oct 2020 15:59 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Chile)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000c7k9 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1337273 0 11 Oct 2020 14:41 5.7M, 10km N/A less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 01:18 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1337273 -28.593/-112.162 5.7 10.0 None 11 Oct 2020 16:01 01:20 (new episode)
2 0 1337273 -28.593/-112.162 5.7 10.0 None 11 Oct 2020 16:45 02:03 (upd of #1)
3 0 1337273 -28.593/-112.162 5.7 10.0 None 12 Oct 2020 14:46 1d 00:05 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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