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PAGER - M 6.2 - NEAR THE COAST OF NORTHERN PERU

Alert level does not include impacts from earthquake-related hazards such as tsunamis, landslides, fires or liquefaction.

Earthquake Shaking Alert Level: GREEN

Download Alert PDFWhat's this?Monday, August 12th, 2013 at 09:49:32 UTC (04:49:32 local)Location: 5.4° S, 81.9° WDepth: 10kmEvent Id: USB000J10UAlert Version: 11Created: 8 weeks, 5 days after earthquake.
Global Location

Alert Information

Green alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses. There is a low likelihood of casualties and damage.
Estimated FatalitiesFatality Alert Level: GREEN
ESTIMATED FATALITY ALERT: GREEN
ESTIMATED FATALITIES (LEVEL)Probability (%)
0 (GREEN)
 
99
1 to 9 (YELLOW)1
10 to 99 (YELLOW)0
100 to 999 (ORANGE)0
1 to 10 thousand (RED)0
10 to 100 thousand (RED)0
100 thousand + (RED)0
Estimated Economic LossesEconomic Alert Level: GREEN
ESTIMATED ECONOMIC ALERT: GREEN
ESTIMATED VALUE IN USD (LEVEL)Probability (%)
0 to 1 million (GREEN)
 
99
1 to 10 million (YELLOW)1
10 to 100 million (YELLOW)0
100 million to 1 billion (ORANGE)0
1 to 10 billion (RED)0
10 to 100 billion (RED)0
100 billion + (RED)0

Detailed Information

Estimated Population Exposed to Earthquake Shaking
Estimated Modified Mercalli IntensityIII-IIIIVVVIVIIVIIIIXX
Est. Population Exposure---*5,520k*1,584k000000
Perceived ShakingNot FeltWeakLightModerateStrongVery StrongSevereViolentExtreme
Potential Structure DamageResistantnonenonenoneV. LightLightModerateModerate/HeavyHeavyV. Heavy
VulnerablenonenonenoneLightModerateModerate/HeavyHeavyV. HeavyV. Heavy
*Estimated exposure only includes population within calculated shake map area
Population Exposure
Population per ~1 sq. km. from LandScan
Population Exposure Map

Structure Information Summary

Overall, the population in this region resides in structures that are vulnerable to earthquake shaking, though some resistant structures exist.

Historical Earthquakes (with MMI)

Date (UTC)Dist (km)MagMax MMI (#)Shaking Deaths
1984-01-171725.5V (50k)0
2000-05-221795.8VII (18k)0
1997-08-151155.7VIII (24)0

Selected Cities Exposedfrom GeoNames Database of Cities with 1,000 or more residents.
MMICityPopulation
IVArenal0
IVAmotape0
IVLa Huaca8k
IVTamarindo0
IVPaita56k
IVSechura23k
IVPiura325k
IIITumbes109k
IIIChiclayo577k
IIIMachala198k
IIITrujillo747k

(k = x1,000)

Historical Events Map
Nearby Events in the EXPO-CAT Earthquake Catalog
#Date/TimeMagLat, Lon, DepthCountryMax MMI (Exposed)DeathsSecondary Effects
ShakingTotal
11973-11-09
22:41 UTC
5.64.01° S, 80.96° W
40km
PEVII (91)00
21974-06-09
14:16 UTC
5.75.81° S, 81.01° W
29km
PEVII (3 k)00
31984-01-17
16:19 UTC
5.53.93° S, 81.42° W
39km
PEV (50 k)00
41987-05-14
16:04 UTC
5.95.71° S, 81.37° W
31km
PEVI (4 k)00
51997-06-30
18:56 UTC
5.84.12° S, 80.84° W
44km
PEVII (2 k)00
61997-08-15
22:53 UTC
5.75.92° S, 81.03° W
20km
PEVIII (24)00
72000-05-22
13:15 UTC
5.84.08° S, 81° W
40km
PEVII (18 k)00
82002-04-21
22:24 UTC
5.85.81° S, 81.02° W
26km
PEVII (14 k)00
92005-01-24
06:11 UTC
5.62.35° S, 80.67° W
28km
ECVII (166 k)00
102005-05-21
05:11 UTC
6.33.27° S, 80.96° W
41km
PEVI (134 k)00
112007-02-24
02:36 UTC
6.37.03° S, 80.49° W
23km
PEVI (126 k)00
MMICityPopulation
IVArenal0
IVAmotape0
IVTamarindo0
IVLa Huaca8k
IVSechura23k
IVPaita56k
IVVice13k
IVDos Pueblos0
IVLa Union35k
IVBernal6k
IVSan Jacinto0
IVSalinera Colan14k
IVLa Arena0
IVSojo0
IVSinchao0
IVCatacaos57k
IVSullana161k
IVPiura325k
IVMarcavelica26k
IVEl Alto9k
IVSalitral5k
IVQuerecotillo25k
IVLos Organos0
IVLa Breita18k
IVLobitos0
IVTambo Grande30k
IVCancas0
IVPapayal5k
IVNegritos0
IVChulucanas69k
IVLas Lomas9k
IVCanaveral0
IVBuenos Aires8k
IVMancora9k
IVPueblo Nuevo12k
IVZorritos12k
IIICaleta Cruz0
IIIMorrope7k
IIIOlmos10k
IIISan Jacinto0
IIIPacora0
IIIMotupe14k
IIIJayanca6k
IIITumbes109k
IIITucume7k
IIIMochumi7k
IIILambayeque44k
IIIMatapalo0
IIIPimentel16k
IIIFerrenafe34k
IIISanta Rosa11k
IIISan Jose7k
IIIPapayal0
IIIMorropon12k
IIIChiclayo577k
IIIManuel Antonio Mesones Muro0
IIIZarumilla17k
IIIPomalca0
IIIPicsi44k
IIIMonsefu26k
IIIHuaquillas40k
IIIReque10k
IIIEten14k
IIIAguas Verdes9k
IIISapillica0
IIITalara99k
IIISuyo0
IIIPaimas0
IIISanta Rosa42k
IIIYamango0
IIIZana39k
IIIMocupe0
IIIMacara13k
IIIMontero0
IIIPuerto Bolivar8k
IIIMachala198k
IIIPacaipampa0
IIIPasaje45k
IIINueva Arica0
IIICelica6k
IIIPueblo Nuevo6k
IIIPacanga9k
IIILoja118k
IIIGuadalupe25k
IIIPacasmayo29k
IIIFrias0
IIIChepen42k
IIISan Pedro de Lloc16k
IIISalas0
IIIPlayas31k
IIISondorillo0
IIISanto Domingo0
IIISanta Rosa0
IIIPaltashaco0
IIIHuancabamba9k
IIIBalao12k
IIILagunas0
IIIChalaco0
IIICatacocha11k
IIITabaconas0
IIISallique0
IIITunal0
IIIJilili0
IIITocmoche0
IIICanchaque0
IIICanaris0
IIINaranjal32k
IIIChongoyape16k
IIIAyabaca5k
IIIPortovelo10k
IIIMiracosta0
IIIHuarmaca0
IIIChocope32k
IIICasa Grande0
IIIZaruma13k
IIISantiago de Cao22k
IIINamballe0
IIICatamayo19k
IIIChicama15k
IIISan Ignacio8k
IIISondor0
IIISapalache0
IIIOyotun6k
IIIQuerocoto0
IIIHuanchaco0
IIILa Troncal36k
IIICariamanga17k
IIITrujillo747k
IIISexi0
IIINanchoc0
IIIEl Porvenir0
IIIBuenos Aires0
IIIMoche23k
IIIHuambos0
IIISan Felipe0
IIILa Florida0
IIIZamora15k
IIIPomahuaca0
IIIIncahuasi0
IIIPinas17k
IIIEl Prado0
IIILicupis0
IIIColasay0
IIIPaijan21k
IIIQuerocotillo0
IIILlama0
IIISan Benito0
IIIAscope14k
IIINiepos0
IIICatache0
IIICuenca277k
IIISan Gregorio0
IIILa Esperanza0
IIITembladera0
IIILaredo25k
IIICanar10k
IIITrinidad0
IIISalaverry10k

(k = x1,000)


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