GDACS Alert based on "Earthquake Parameter" alerting model
Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2). Summary
This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.Earthquake Magnitude: M5.6Depth: 567.25 KmEvent Date UTC: 25 Mar 2018 14:28Exposed Population: About 94000 people within 100km
Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.
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Earthquake Event Impact Details
The earthquake happened inArgentina, Province of Santiago del Estero (population 696,328). The nearest places are Villa Palmar (10km), Pozo Castaño (12km), Estancia Taco Pozo (18km), San José (19km), Pozo Limpio (21km), and 36 more.
The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.
For logistics, the following access points are nearby. There are no known airports nearby. There are no known ports nearby.
The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km 46000 people 2 50 km 21000 people 2 20 km 2200 people 1 10 km <1000 people 1
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