Jun 4, 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.6M,depth:54.73km) in Chile at 6/4/2017 2:36:57 PM

Green Earthquake in Chile


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:54.73km
  • 04 Jun 2017 14:36:57 UTC
  • 302089 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: 54.73 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -19.5721, -70.1354
  • Time (UTC): 04 Jun 2017 14:36:57
  • Time (ECT): 04 Jun 2017 16:36:57

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inChile, Region of Tarapaca (population 350,373). The nearest places are Saya (6km), Pisagua (8km), Junín (10km), Quiuña (11km), Jarza (14km), and 27 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Zapiga (24km), and Los Condores (75km). The nearest ports are Pisagua (10km), and Iquique (70km).

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 180000 people 10
50 km 1100 people 0
20 km <1000 people 0
10 km <1000 people 0



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