M 5.5 in Peru on 18 Oct 2020 06:58 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

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: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.8972 , -81.8452
Event Date: 18 Oct 2020 06:58 UTC
18 Oct 2020 01:58 Local
Exposed Population: About 1000 people in MMI>=IV
About 88000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000c950
Inserted at: 18 Oct 2020 09:02 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Peru)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000c950 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1338248 0 18 Oct 2020 06:58 5.5M, 10km 3.54 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 02:04 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
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1338248 -3.897/-81.845 5.5 10.0 3.655 18 Oct 2020 07:19 00:21 (new episode)
2 0 1338248 -3.897/-81.845 5.5 10.0 3.655 18 Oct 2020 07:58 01:00 (upd of #1)
3 0 1338248 -3.897/-81.845 5.5 10.0 3.655 18 Oct 2020 09:02 02:04 (upd of #2)
4 0 1338248 -3.897/-81.845 5.5 10.0 3.655 19 Oct 2020 07:01 1d 00:03 (upd of #3)
5 0 1338248 -3.899/-81.84 5.5 10.0 3.539 19 Oct 2020 17:48 1d 10:49 (upd of #4)

Affected Provinces



Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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