M 5.6 in Peru on 09 Oct 2021 04:47 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 1289244
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 24.47 Km
Lat/Lon: -15.5869 , -71.8603
Event Date: 09 Oct 2021 04:47 UTC
08 Oct 2021 23:47 Local
Exposed Population: About 5000 people in MMI>=VI
Few people affected (in MMI>=VII)
Inserted at: 18 Oct 2021 16:23 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (Peru)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.3
us6000ft6j Scaled population (raster) 1.04  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 159 | About casualties: 6 | Last hour: 0

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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: EC-JRC (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),