Green alert: earthquake M 4.5 in Chile on 12/13/2017 2:15:20 AM

By Newsroom America Feeds at 12 Dec 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 4.5 in Chile on 13 Dec 2017 02:15 UTC

GDACS Alert based on "Earthquake Parameter" alerting model

Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: M4.5Depth: 23.77 KmEvent Date UTC: 13 Dec 2017 02:15Exposed Population: 120000 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

See the GDACS website for live news coverage (including OCHA Situation Reports), the full earthquake report

For information on emergency response, please consult the GDACS Virtual OSOCC.

Earthquake Event Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Chile, Region of Maule (population 862,719). The distance to the nearest coast is 31km. The nearest places are San Antonio (32km), Constitución (45000 people , 33km), Junquillar (38km), El Peral (40km), Loanco (42km), and 44 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Quivolgo (runway 3100ft, 35km). The nearest ports are Constitucion (35km).

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km 61000 people 3 50 km 28000 people 3 20 km no people 0 10 km no people 0


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