Jun 4, 2017

Green earthquake alert (5M,depth:96.78km) in Chile at 6/3/2017 10:21:44 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 5M, Depth:96.78km
  • 03 Jun 2017 22:21:44 UTC
  • 144908 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 5 M
  • Depth: 96.78 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -21.8886, -68.5915
  • Time (UTC): 03 Jun 2017 22:21:44
  • Time (ECT): 04 Jun 2017 00:21:44

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inChile, Region of Antofagasta (population 423,780). The nearest places are Tapiche (2km), Calina (5km), Conchi Viejo (12km), Conchi (13km), Condoroma (22km), and 20 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are El Loa (runway 9400ft, 72km). 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 140000 people 7
50 km 3600 people 0
20 km 1400 people 1
10 km <1000 people 2



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