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Lower Left Latitude/Longitude: 29.54 S°, 70.6 W°
Upper Right Latitude/Longitude: 17.54 S°, 58.61 W°
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Hazards

Current Hazards

Recent Earthquakes (Past 7 Days)
Date(UTC) Magnitude Depth(Km) Region Lat/Long
None found for the area chosen.        
Active Tropical Storms (Current and 3-day Forecast Positions)
Name Advisory Date(UTC) Wind Speed Wind Gusts Heading Track Speed Status Pressure Lat / Long
None found for the area chosen.                
Active Volcanoes
Name Region Activity Primary Observatory More Information Last Updated Lat/Long
Guallatiri Chile Unknown   GVP Site Link Wed Jul 22 07:00:03 HST 2015 18.42° S / 69.09° W
Lascar Chile Unknown   GVP Site Link Wed Nov 04 06:04:25 HST 2015 23.37° S / 67.73° W
Recent Hotspots (Fire)
Date of First Obs(UTC) Date of Last Obs(UTC) Description Mean Lat. Mean Long.
11-Mar-2013 12-Mar-2013 Small fire/Medium intensity 20.53 S 59.2 W

Historical Hazards

Historical Earthquakes
(Resulting in significant damage or deaths)

Last 50 Years
Count
24
5 Most Recent Earthquakes
Date(UTC) Magnitude Depth(Km) Intensity Deaths Location Lat / Long
May 14 2012 10:00 6.4 10     CHILE: ARICA; PERU: TACNA 17.68° S / 69.59° W
May 06 2010 00:02 6.2 37 0 PERU: TACNA 18.06° S / 70.55° W
Feb 27 2010 00:15 6.3 10 2 ARGENTINA: SALTA 24.87° S / 65.6° W
Nov 14 2007 00:15 7.7 40 8 2 CHILE: TOCOPILLA, MARIA ELENA 22.25° S / 69.89° W
Aug 14 2005 00:02 5.8 11 0 CHILE: TARAPACA 19.78° S / 68.98° W
5 Largest Earthquakes
Date(UTC) Magnitude Depth(Km) Intensity Deaths Location Lat / Long
Nov 11 1922 00:04 8.5 25 500 CHILE: ATACAMA 28.5° S / 70.0° W
May 10 1877 00:00 8.3 40 11 64 CHILE: OFF NORTH COAST 19.6° S / 70.2° W
Apr 03 1819 00:14 8.0 0 0 CHILE: COPIAPO 27.4° S / 70.3° W
Dec 09 1950 00:21 8.0 100 7 1 CHILE-ARGENTINA 23.5° S / 67.5° W
Jul 30 1995 00:05 8.0 46 7 3 CHILE: ANTOFAGASTA, CALAMA, MEJILLONES 23.34° S / 70.29° W

Volcanic Eruptions
Note: Historical eruptions data last updated in year 2000.

Last 100 Years Eruptions
Count
12
5 Most Recent Eruptions
Name Date(UTC) Magnitude Location Lat / Long
PULAR Dec 24 1990 00:00 1.0 CHILE - N. 24.18° S / 68.05° W
LASCAR Dec 20 1990 00:00 2.0 CHILE-N 23.37° S / 67.73° W
LASCAR Dec 16 1986 00:00 0.0 CHILE-N 23.37° S / 67.73° W
GUALLATIRI Dec 01 1985 00:00 1.0 CHILE-N 18.41° S / 69.16° W
LASCAR Dec 01 1974 00:00 1.0 CHILE-N 23.37° S / 67.73° W

Tsunami Runups
Note: For each Tsunami event, there may be many locations of recorded runups of the same date for the chosen area.
To avoid duplicate results, the Regional Reporter tool applies a filter to display only one result per tsunami event.

5 Most Recent Tsunami Runups
Date(UTC) Country Location Runup(meters) Deaths Lat / Long
Mar 12 2011 03:12 CHILE ARICA 2.4   18.47° S / 70.33° W
Feb 27 2010 10:08 CHILE ARICA 0.9 0 18.47° S / 70.33° W
Sep 29 2009 08:39 CHILE ANTOFAGASTA 0.4 0 23.65° S / 70.4° W
Nov 14 2007 16:37 CHILE ARICA 0.3 0 18.47° S / 70.33° W
Aug 15 2007 01:15 CHILE ARICA 0.4 0 18.47° S / 70.33° W
5 Largest Tsunami Runups
Date(UTC) Country Location Runup(meters) Deaths Lat / Long
May 10 1877 01:05 CHILE TOCOPILLA 24.0 0 22.08° S / 70.17° W
Aug 13 1868 21:39 CHILE ARICA 18.0 0 18.47° S / 70.33° W
Mar 12 2011 03:12 CHILE ARICA 2.4   18.47° S / 70.33° W
May 22 1960 22:38 CHILE ARICA 2.2 0 18.47° S / 70.33° W
Mar 28 1964 20:30 CHILE ARICA 2.1 0 18.47° S / 70.33° W

Large Wildfires

(Greater than 40 sq. km.)
Start Date(UTC) End Date(UTC) Intensity Size (sq. km.) Mean Lat. Mean Long.
May 22 2008 02:25 Dec 28 2008 02:50 2.6 88.7 17.38999939 S 61.79000092 W
Sep 14 2007 00:00 Nov 07 2007 00:00 3.1 51.1 18.45999908 S 63.29000092 W
Aug 30 2007 00:00 Oct 06 2007 00:00 1.6 84.4 17.70999908 S 59.16999817 W
Jan 28 2006 00:00 Jan 11 2007 00:00 3.0 70.3 23.25 S 60.59000015 W
Jul 18 2006 00:00 Sep 20 2006 00:00 3.6 142.3 20.5 S 58.72999954 W
Aug 07 2002 00:00 Sep 09 2002 00:00 3.0 65.2 20.17000008 S 58.63000107 W

Earthquake Intensity Zones

Probable maximum MMI intensity once in 50 years
Maximum Zone
Magnitude IX and above

Storm Intensity Zones

Wind Speed with a 10% chance of occurring within 10 years
Maximum Zone (km/hr)
None found for the area chosen.

Demography

Population 2001
Total Population Maximum Density (ppl/km2)
11,205,596 79,063
Population 2002
Total Population Maximum Density (ppl/km2)
11,436,980 82,411
Population 2006
Total Population Maximum Density (ppl/km2)
12,685,046 77,325
Population 2007
Total Population Maximum Density (ppl/km2)
12,826,265 50,158
Countries
Country
Argentina
Bolivia
Chile
Paraguay
Peru
Major Cities
Country Name Population Status Lat / Long
Argentina Salta 250,000 to 500,000 Provincial capital 24.79° S / 65.41° W
Argentina San Miguel De Tucuman 250,000 to 500,000 Provincial capital 26.83° S / 65.21° W
Bolivia Santa Cruz de La Sierra 250,000 to 500,000 Other 17.79° S / 63.2° W
Argentina Corrientes 100,000 to 250,000 Provincial capital 27.49° S / 58.82° W
Argentina Resistencia 100,000 to 250,000 Provincial capital 27.46° S / 58.99° W
Argentina San Salvador De Jujuy 100,000 to 250,000 Provincial capital 24.2° S / 65.3° W
Argentina Santiago Del Estero 100,000 to 250,000 Provincial capital 27.79° S / 64.27° W
Bolivia Oruro 100,000 to 250,000 Provincial capital 17.98° S / 67.11° W
Bolivia Potosi 100,000 to 250,000 Provincial capital 19.58° S / 65.76° W
Bolivia Sucre 100,000 to 250,000 Provincial capital 19.04° S / 65.26° W
Chile Antofagasta 100,000 to 250,000 Provincial capital 23.64° S / 70.4° W
Chile Iquique 100,000 to 250,000 Provincial capital 20.22° S / 70.15° W
Peru Tacna 100,000 to 250,000 Provincial capital 18.02° S / 70.25° W
Argentina Catamarca 50,000 to 100,000 Provincial capital 28.47° S / 65.78° W
Argentina La Rioja 50,000 to 100,000 Provincial capital 29.41° S / 66.86° W
Bolivia Tarija 50,000 to 100,000 Provincial capital 21.53° S / 64.73° W
Chile Copiapo 50,000 to 100,000 Provincial capital 27.36° S / 70.33° W
Paraguay Fortin Coronel Eugenia Garay Less than 50,000 Provincial capital 20.52° S / 62.2° W
Paraguay Mariscal Jose F. Estigarribia Less than 50,000 Provincial capital 22.03° S / 60.61° W
Paraguay Mayor Pablo Lagerenza Less than 50,000 Provincial capital 19.97° S / 60.75° W
Paraguay Pozo Colorado Less than 50,000 Provincial capital 23.44° S / 58.85° W

Infrastructure

Airports
Name Type Elevation (Ft.) Link Lat / Long
ALFEREZ ARMANDO RODRIGUEZ Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 00426 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SATK 24.72° S / 60.55° W
ANDALGALA Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 02953 27.63° S / 66.34° W
BARRILES Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 03475 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SCBE 22.14° S / 70.07° W
BELEN Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 03937 27.71° S / 67.1° W
BELLA VISTA Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 00180 28.53° S / 59.04° W
CALILEGUA Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 01453 23.78° S / 64.75° W
CAMPO ARENAL Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 07625 27.07° S / 66.59° W
CAPITAN NICOLAS ROJAS Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 12913 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SLPO 19.54° S / 65.72° W
CATAMARCA Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 01522 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SANC 28.6° S / 65.75° W
CHAMONATE Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 00954 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SCHA 27.3° S / 70.41° W
CHILECITO Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 03117 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SANO 29.22° S / 67.44° W
COPOSA Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 12468 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SCKP 20.75° S / 68.68° W
DR LUIS MARIA ARGANA Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 00553 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SGME 22.04° S / 60.62° W
EL COLORADO Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 00249 26.32° S / 59.34° W
EL LOA Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 07514 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SCCF 22.5° S / 68.9° W
EL SALVADOR BAJO Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 05240 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SCES 26.31° S / 69.77° W
ESTANCIA DON PANOS Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 00262 26.3° S / 59.54° W
FIAMBALA Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 05000 27.64° S / 67.62° W
FRIAS Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 01083 28.63° S / 65.11° W
GENERAL ENRIQUE MOSCONI TARTAGAL Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 01473 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SAST 22.62° S / 63.79° W
GOYA Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 00128 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SATG 29.11° S / 59.22° W
JUJUY AEROCLUB Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 04049 24.24° S / 65.27° W
LA CHIMBA Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 00131 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SCMB 23.55° S / 70.4° W
LA QUIACA Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 11418 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SASQ 22.16° S / 65.57° W
LAS BREAS Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 02580 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SCTT 25.56° S / 70.38° W
OFICINA VICTORIA Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 03280 20.73° S / 69.63° W
ORAN Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 01168 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SASO 23.15° S / 64.33° W
SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 07960 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SCPE 22.92° S / 68.16° W
SANTA MARIA Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 05905 26.67° S / 66.02° W
SANTA VICTORIA Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 00853 22.29° S / 62.71° W
TERMAL Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 00307 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SARS 26.76° S / 60.49° W
TINOGASTA Active airport without required facilities for civil or military use 03970 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SANI 28.04° S / 67.58° W
CHACALLUTA Active civil airport 00166 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SCAR 18.35° S / 70.34° W
CORRIENTES Active civil airport 00203 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SARC 27.45° S / 58.76° W
JUANA AZURDUY DE PADILLA Active civil airport 09528 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SLSU 19.01° S / 65.29° W
JUJUY Active civil airport 03019 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SASJ 24.39° S / 65.1° W
LA RIOJA Active civil airport 01437 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SANL 29.38° S / 66.8° W
RESISTENCIA Active civil airport 00174 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SARE 27.45° S / 59.06° W
SALTA Active civil airport 04077 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SASA 24.86° S / 65.49° W
SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO Active civil airport 00656 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SANE 27.77° S / 64.31° W
TENIENTE BENJAMIN MATIENZO Active civil airport 01495 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SANT 26.84° S / 65.1° W
VIRU VIRU INTL Active civil airport 01224 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SLVR 17.64° S / 63.14° W
CANCHONES WEST Active joint (civil and military) airport 03000 20.43° S / 69.64° W
CAPITAN ORIEL LEA PLAZA Active joint (civil and military) airport 06084 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SLTJ 21.56° S / 64.7° W
CERRO MORENO INTL Active joint (civil and military) airport 00455 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SCFA 23.44° S / 70.45° W
CORONEL FAP CARLOS CIRIANI SANTA ROSA Active joint (civil and military) airport 01537 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SPTN 18.05° S / 70.28° W
DIEGO ARACENA INTL Active joint (civil and military) airport 00157 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SCDA 20.54° S / 70.18° W
EL TROMPILLO Active joint (civil and military) airport 01371 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SLET 17.81° S / 63.17° W
RECONQUISTA Active joint (civil and military) airport 00161 http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?airport=SATR 29.21° S / 59.69° W
Nuclear Power Plants
Name Country Number of Reactors Lat / Long
None found for the area chosen.      

Environment

Urban/Rural Mask (SEDAC)
Land Cover Area (km2) %
Urban 16,950 1
Rural 1,573,764 96
Not classified 42,159 3
MODIS IGBP Land Cover
(excluding water area)
Land Cover Area (km2) %
Open Shrublands 394,409 25
Barren or Sparsely Vegetated 306,990 19
Grasslands 258,699 16
Woody Savannas 180,329 11
Deciduous Broadleaf Forest 168,184 10
Cropland/Natural Vegetation Mosaic 115,086 7
Savannas 79,397 5
Evergreen Broadleaf Forest 47,856 3
Croplands 34,342 2
Closed Shrublands 14,427 0.9
Snow and Ice 1,161 0.07
Permanent Wetlands 418 0.03
Urban and Built-Up 514 0.03
Unclassified 554 0.03
Mixed Forests 257 0.02
Evergreen Needleleaf Forest 127 0.01
Deciduous Needleleaf Forest 64 0
Elevation (meters)
(land only)
Minimum Maximum Average
1 6,668 1,600
Average Temperature (degrees C)
  Nov Dec Jan
low 12.2 13.8 14.3
high 25.8 26.7 26.3
Average Precipitation
  Nov Dec Jan
mm/day 2.0 2.6 3.1
Current Meteorological Observations (METAR)
Station Name Observation Time (UTC) Temp (F) Wind Speed (MPH) Wind Direction Sky Condition Lat / Long
None found for the area chosen.            

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