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: M5.2Depth: 89.56 KmEvent Date UTC: 22 Oct 2017 01:37Exposed Population: 140000 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 inPeru, Department of Ayacucho (population 581,900). The nearest places are Zanquipampa (2km), Lampaya (5km), Pullo (8km), Vicallama (12km), Santos (13km), and 116 more.
The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.
For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Yauca (runway 4500ft, 83km). There are no known ports nearby.
The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km 93000 people 5 50 km 43000 people 5 20 km 6600 people 5 10 km 1400 people 4
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