sábado, 1 de julio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.6M,depth:49.94km) in Peru at 7/1/2017 4:56:44 PM

Green Earthquake in Peru


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 4.6M, Depth:49.94km
  • 01 Jul 2017 16:56:44 UTC
  • 326115 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.6 M
  • Depth: 49.94 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -10.8122, -74.6709
  • Time (UTC): 01 Jul 2017 16:56:44
  • Time (ECT): 01 Jul 2017 18:56:44

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inPeru, Department of Pasco (population 309,200). The nearest places are Sumbisidoni (11km), Pampa Hermosa (21km), Tambo San Nicolás (36km), Negro (38km), Tambo Azupiza (38km), and 34 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Puerto Ocopa (runway 4000ft, 49km), Satipo (runway 3800ft, 52km), Capitan Alvarino (runway 3200ft, 82km), and Iscozasin (runway 3900ft, 87km). There are no known ports nearby.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 190000 people 11
50 km 99000 people 12
20 km 23000 people 18
10 km 10000 people 34



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