M 6.1 in Argentina on 10 Jan 2021 03:54 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 1250976
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 202.77 Km
Lat/Lon: -24.02 , -66.6723
Event Date: 10 Jan 2021 03:54 UTC
10 Jan 2021 00:54 Local
Exposed Population: About 8000 people in MMI>=IV
About 19000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 10 Jan 2021 04:16 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.7 (Argentina)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Argentina= 3.7; Chile= 3


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000d74p Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.83  
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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),