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


This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
  • Depth: 14 Km
  • Event Date: 18 Apr 2017 17:49 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 20000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 19 Apr 2017 16:42 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (PER)


(Created: Wed, 19 Apr 2017 06:01:00 +02:00)

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Known identifiers for this event: us10008iq5 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 100 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

Recibe una vez más el pueblo peruano la solidaridad de los cubanos.

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:24:00 +0200radiohc (es)

Por María Josefina Arce. Al lado de quienes necesiten ayuda y esperanza está el pueblo cubano, que fiel heredero del legado del líder histórico de la Revolución Fidel Castro, no se detiene ante dificultades, ni distancias para tender su mano amiga. Es ahora Perú el depositario del internacionalismo....

Cuban Doctors in Peru: A Work of Altruism

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0200periodico26 (en)

Twenty-three Cuban collaborators have been working in the Peruvian region of Catacaos, in Bajo Piura, since March 31, treating victims of the intense rains and floods which recently hit the South American nation. Their work is without a doubt an example of both altruism and the continuation of the....

M6.0 temblor strikes northern Peru, felt in Colombia and Ecuador

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:32:00 +0200japantimes (en)

LIMA – A 6.0-magnitude earthquake has struck an Amazonian region of northern Peru. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, though the quake could be felt strongly as far away as Colombia and Ecuador. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the tremor occurred early Tuesday afternoon in a....

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