M 5.5 in Chile on 28 Oct 2020 04:52 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1241177
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 58.28 Km
Lat/Lon: -34.8891 , -71.709
Event Date: 28 Oct 2020 04:52 UTC
28 Oct 2020 01:52 Local
Exposed Population: 1520000 people in MMI>=IV
1240000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 29 Oct 2020 04:56 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3 (Chile)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000c6lj Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -1.16  
  C2 shakemap 0.54  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.75  
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 22 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

DEVELOPING: Rescuers race to find Turkey quake survivors, 28 deadSat, 31 Oct 2020 19:29:00 +0100.

An aerial view taken on October 31, 2020, in Izmir shows Rescue workers searching for survivors in a collapsed building after a powerful earthquake struck Turkey's western coast and parts of Greece. TURKEY - Rescuers raced against the clo
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An earthquake in Chile was felt intensely in MendozaSat, 31 Oct 2020 16:53:00 +0100.

An earthquake of 5.8 degrees on the Richter scale that had its epicenter in the area of ​​Coquimbo, Chile, was felt with intensity in different parts of the province of Mendoza; especially in tall buildings. The earthquake was registered 31
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Emergencia Al menos 22 fallecidos y cerca de 800 heridos en Turquía tr ... Sat, 31 Oct 2020 05:07:00 +0100.

Un fuerte sismo de magnitud 7 en la escala de Richter sacudió este viernes el oeste de Turquía y provocó al menos cuatro decesos y una veintena de edificios destruidos, según informaron el Instituto Geofísico de Estados Unidos (USGS) y los
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Sube a 22 el número de fallecidos y cerca de 800 los heridos por poder ... Sat, 31 Oct 2020 04:10:00 +0100.

Al menos 22 muertos y cerca de 800 heridos provocó un poderoso sismo este viernes que afectó a Turquía y Grecia y que llegó a causar un mini tsunami. El movimiento telúrico, que se sintió en Estambul y Atenas, tuvo lugar poco antes de las 1
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),