M 5.5 in Peru on 18 Oct 2020 06:58 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 1239770
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
Inserted at: 18 Oct 2020 09:02 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 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  
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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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),