M 6.2 in United States on 22 Jan 2022 05:17 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1307031
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.2M
Depth: 42.78 Km
Lat/Lon: 53.3159 , -166.7506
Event Date: 22 Jan 2022 05:17 UTC
21 Jan 2022 20:17 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
5 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 22 Jan 2022 05:48 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
2.2 (United States)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us7000ge5q Scaled population (vector) 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.65      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 364 | About casualties: 14 | Last hour: 0

Destroyer USS Sampson helps Tonga islands damaged by volcanic eruption ... 2022-01-26T05:15+0100.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson is continuing to assist with disaster assessment and relief efforts for the remote islands of Tonga ravaged by a volcanic eruption and tsunami. The ship arrived in the vicinity of Tonga on Wednesday,
...(more)
Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (18 - 24 J ... 2022-01-26T04:57+0100.

TONGA. The Government of Tonga is leading relief and clearing operations since the eruption of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano on 15 January. The ash and the tsunami affected an estimated 84 per cent of the country’s entire population
...(more)
Bay Area's Tongan Community Gets Ahold of Family After Tsunami, Volcan ... 2022-01-26T03:22+0100.

There is finally some relief for the devastated island community of Tonga and their worried Bay Area families as supplies and communications were being restored Thursday. The emergency aid, mainly from Australia and New Zealand is the first
...(more)
Moderate magnitude 4.3 quake hits 90 km southwest of Ciudad de San Jua ... 2022-01-26T03:10+0100.

An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred late at night on Tuesday, January 25th, 2022, at 10:16 pm local time near Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, as reported by the United States Geological Survey. Accordin
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (89), (5), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (2), USGS (5), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),