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: M4.9Depth: 107.52 KmEvent Date UTC: 18 Nov 2017 10:01Exposed Population: About 17000 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 inChile, Region of Tarapaca (population 350,373). The nearest places are Chictusa (5km), Lipita (8km), Alto de Tuna (11km), El Algarrobal (13km), Alojamiento de Quitala (13km), and 61 more.
The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.
For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Coposa (43km), Oficina Victoria (54km), and Canchones West (68km). There are no known ports nearby.
The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km 8200 people 0 50 km 3400 people 0 20 km <1000 people 0 10 km no people 0
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