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M 4.5 in South Of Fiji Islands on 13 Jan 2018 17:32 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: 4.5M
  • Depth: 500.25 Km
  • Event Date: 13 Jan 2018 17:32 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 13 Jan 2018 18:59 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()


Known identifiers for this event: us2000cjbc (neicid)

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Peru: 6.9 Earthquake Magnitude Hit South West Peru

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:32:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

On January 14, 2018 at 4:18AM local time, an earthquake 6.9 magnitude hit south west Peru. The epicenter was located 56 km from the coast of Arequipa. Moderate damage and power outage has been reported in some areas of the Departments of Arequipa, Ayacucho and Ica.

2 dead, 65 injured after magnitude 7.3 earthquake hits southern Peru

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 17:30:00 +0100dailysabah (en)

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook southern Peru on Sunday, killing at least two people and injuring 65 others, the South American country's civil defense agency said. The USGS says that the temblor struck 42 kilometers (26 miles) south-southwest of Acari at 0918 GMT (4:18 a.m. EST) on Sunday at a depth of 12.

Strong earthquake hits coast of southern Peru, 20 injured

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 13:57:00 +0100dnaindia (en)

A strong earthquake struck the coast of southern Peru on Sunday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, causing damage to some homes, collapsing roads and injuring around 20 people. The 7.1 magnitude quake hit at 0918 GMT at a depth of around 10 km (6 miles), the USGS said.

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