M 5.5 in Macquarie Island Region on 19 May 2022 10:10 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -54.0394 , 159.1444
Event Date: 19 May 2022 10:10 UTC
19 May 2022 21:10 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
No people affected in 100km
Source: NEIC us6000hm9e
Inserted at: 19 May 2022 10:32 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000hm9e Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1444027 0 19 May 2022 10:10 5.5M, 10km 4.34 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:21 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Australia ,of Tasmania (population 472,122) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1444027 -54.039/159.144 5.5 10.0 4.335 19 May 2022 10:33 00:22 (new episode)
2 0 1444027 -54.039/159.144 5.5 10.0 4.335 19 May 2022 12:14 02:03 (upd of #1)
3 0 1444027 -54.039/159.144 5.5 10.0 4.335 20 May 2022 10:40 1d 00:29 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Tasmania Australia no people


Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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