Product ID: 2905 - English
Published: 28 May, 2019
GLIDE: EQ20190527PER


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On Sunday 26 May 2019 at 07:41 UTC time, a M8.0 earthquake hit the northern part of Peru at a depth of ~130km. The epicenter is located in Loreto Region at ~700km NE of Lima.
Based on the intensity data from the USGS as of 26 May 2019, and population data from WorldPop-2015 (100m resolution), UNITAR-UNOSAT conducted a population exposure analysis in response of the earthquake. Based on the analysis results, which are detailed in this report, UNITAR-UNOSAT identified about 3,500,000 people were exposed to intensities greater than V.
Intensity Data: US Geological Survey (USGS) downloaded on 27 May 2019 at 12:00 UTC
Administrative Levels: HDX
Spatial Demographic Data: WorldPop (2015), 100 m spatial resolution
Analysis: UNITAR-UNOSAT (27/05/2019)