M 5.5 in China on 19 Sep 2022 02:07 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: 13.006 Km
Lat/Lon: 23.4025 , 121.408
Event Date: 19 Sep 2022 02:07 UTC
19 Sep 2022 10:07 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI VII
Few people affected (in MMI>=VII)
Source: NEIC us7000i96l
Inserted at: 19 Sep 2022 02:28 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 3.6 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000i96l Scaled population (raster) 1.83  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.82  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1462820 0 19 Sep 2022 02:07 5.5M, 13.006km 6.49 501 (in MMI>=VII) 00:20 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 China ,of Taiwan (population 22,456,987) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
<1000 people
22000 people
48000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1462820 23.402/121.408 5.5 13.0 6.577 19 Sep 2022 02:28 00:20 (new episode)
2 0 1462820 23.402/121.408 5.5 13.0 6.577 19 Sep 2022 02:37 00:30 (upd of #1)
3 0 1462820 23.402/121.408 5.5 13.0 6.577 19 Sep 2022 04:13 02:06 (upd of #2)
4 0 1462820 23.402/121.408 5.5 13.0 6.577 20 Sep 2022 02:40 1d 00:32 (upd of #3)
5 0 1462820 23.374/121.446 5.5 9.0 6.487 27 Sep 2022 23:51 8d 21:44 (upd of #4)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Taiwan China 4700 people
Taiwan China 35000 people
Taiwan China 3.2 million people
Taiwan China 11.9 million people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Sung-pu Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 5 km
Chang-yüan Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 6 km
T'ai-kao-li Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 6 km
Ta-chiang-k'ou Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 10 km
Chia-tsou-wan Pi T'ai-tung Taiwan City - 10 km
San-li Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 8 km
Ta-lo-ma Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 10 km
Shih-ti-ping Hua-lien Taiwan City - 12 km
Yü-li Hua-lien Taiwan City - 13 km
Fu-min Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 18 km
Cho-ch'ing-ts'un Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 18 km
Wu-shih Pi T'ai-tung Taiwan City - 19 km
Feng-pin Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 24 km
San Hsien Tai T'ai-tung Taiwan City - 28 km
Sha-lao Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 28 km
Fu-li T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 31 km
Cheng-kung T'ai-tung Taiwan City - 33 km
Chia-lu-lan Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 36 km
Feng-kuang Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 38 km
Ch'ih-shang T'ai-tung Taiwan City - 38 km
Shui-chui T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 40 km
Hsin-i T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 42 km
Ch'ing-hsi T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 44 km
Feng-lin Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 45 km
Shui-lien Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 45 km
Kuan-shan T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 47 km
Tu-ho T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 49 km
Feng-shan Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 51 km
Tung-pu Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 53 km
A-hou-liao T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 54 km
Yung-kang T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 59 km
Hsin-i Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 61 km
Ch'u-yin Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 62 km
Jung-shu Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 63 km
Fu-hsing Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 66 km
Ming-te Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 66 km
Pa-she-pu Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 66 km
Hua-lien Hua-lien Taiwan Major city - 67 km
Ta-pang Chia-i Taiwan Village - 69 km
Ch'u-lu T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 69 km
Lu-ku-hsiang Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 70 km
Tao-k'eng Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 71 km
Chi-hsing T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 71 km
Ta-shan Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 73 km
Ha-li-wei Chia-i Taiwan Village - 73 km
Min-sheng-ts'un Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 73 km
Yu-chih Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 73 km
Ch'e-ch'eng Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 74 km
Shui-li Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 74 km
Tai-tung T'ai-tung Taiwan City - 76 km
Hsia-wei-liao Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 91 km
Tou-liu Yun-lin Taiwan Major city - 96 km
Yün-lin Yun-lin Taiwan City - 96 km
Chia-i Chia-i Taiwan City - 99 km
San-pan-t'ou Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 101 km
Chia-i Chia-i Taiwan Village - 101 km
Hsin-ts'o T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 103 km
Ting-liao Chia-i Taiwan Village - 104 km
Tung-shan T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 104 km
Pei-tou Chang-hua Taiwan Village - 104 km
Shui-Shan Chia-i Taiwan Village - 104 km
Hu-wei Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 106 km
Hsi-chou Chang-hua Taiwan Village - 107 km
Yuan Lin Chang-hua Taiwan City - 107 km
Hsi-lo Chang-hua Taiwan City - 107 km
Kuo-i T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 109 km
T'u-k'u-chuang Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 109 km
T'an-tzu-ch'ien Chia-i Taiwan Village - 111 km
Kuan-t'ien T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 113 km
Hsin-ying T'ai-nan Taiwan Major city - 113 km
Ma-kuang Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 114 km
Ta-t'u-t'ou Chang-hua Taiwan Village - 114 km
Ting-chuang Chang-hua Taiwan Village - 114 km
Pei-ch'üan Chia-i Taiwan Village - 115 km
Pei-chiang Yun-lin Taiwan City - 116 km
Chia-Pa T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 116 km
Hsin-ch'i-liao Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 116 km
San-chieh-i T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 116 km
Pao-chung Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 118 km
Ho-liao-tzu T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 120 km
Po-tzu Chia-i Taiwan City - 120 km
I-chu T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 120 km
Erh-lin Chang-hua Taiwan City - 121 km
Tung-ning P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 121 km
Hsin-hua T'ai-nan Taiwan City - 121 km
Shui-lin Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 122 km
She-nei T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 122 km
Ma-tou T'ai-nan Taiwan City - 122 km
Ho-mel Chang-hua Taiwan City - 122 km
Chia-lung Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 123 km
Sung-pai Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 123 km
Lu-kang Chang-hua Taiwan City - 124 km
Tung-kuo T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 124 km
Ssu-hu Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 125 km
Ta-jen-miao T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 126 km
Chang-t'an Chia-i Taiwan Village - 126 km
Wu-nan Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 126 km
Hsüeh-chia T'ai-nan Taiwan City - 128 km
Shuang-chang-pu T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 128 km
Fu-hsing Chia-i Taiwan Village - 129 km
Chia-li T'ai-nan Taiwan City - 130 km
Chiang-chün T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 133 km
Yung-lung T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 133 km
Ko-la Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 75 km
Kuang-hsing-ts'un Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 77 km
Pu-li Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 78 km
Chih-chih-ya-she Chia-i Taiwan Village - 78 km
Ta-jen-tung Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 79 km
Pei-shih-k'eng Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 80 km
Ta-nan T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 80 km
Nan-liao T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 81 km
T'ung-t'ou Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 82 km
Shih-tzu-t'ou T'ai-chung Taiwan Village - 83 km
Lao-nung Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 84 km
Shui-wei Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 84 km
Hai-shen-p'ing T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 84 km
Pao-shan-ts'un Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 84 km
Hsin-ch'eng Hua-lien Taiwan City - 84 km
Chu-wei-tzu Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 85 km
Ta-pu Chia-i Taiwan Village - 85 km
Chien-ho T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 85 km
T'ieh-chia-lung-she Hua-lien Taiwan City - 87 km
Shih-pu Chia-i Taiwan Village - 89 km
Lo-shao Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 90 km
T'ien-liao Chia-i Taiwan Village - 90 km
Shiao-Mei Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 90 km
Tun-na-tsun Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 91 km
Ku-keng Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 92 km
Chia-hsien-pu Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 92 km
Nan-tou Nan-t'ou Taiwan Major city - 94 km
Chung-hsing-hsin-ts'un Nan-t'ou Taiwan City - 94 km
Ta-p'ing T'ai-chung Taiwan Village - 95 km
La-chia T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 95 km
Sung-pai T'ai-chung Taiwan Village - 96 km
Tai-ma T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 97 km
Ha-lung-t'ai T'ai-chung Taiwan Village - 98 km
Ts'ao-t'un Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 99 km
Tien-chung Chang-hua Taiwan City - 99 km
Shan-tzu-ting T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 99 km
Ch'ü-nu P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 100 km
Shao-t'an-k'eng Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 101 km
P'ai-wan-she P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 101 km
Hsin-liao Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 102 km
Yü-ching T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 103 km
Pei-shih-k'eng T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 103 km
Ch'ang-jung-ts'un P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 106 km
Ta-pu Chang-hua Taiwan Village - 106 km
Mei-nung Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 106 km
Chieh-ta-ts'un T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 107 km
Chin-lun T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 107 km
Chia-jui-pu P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 107 km
Ao-hua I-lan Taiwan Village - 108 km
San-ti P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 110 km
K'o-la-p'a-yang T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 110 km
K'ou-she-liao T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 111 km
Chi-shan Kao-hsiung Taiwan City - 111 km
Tai-chung T'ai-chung Shih Taiwan Major city - 111 km
Hsiao-wu-shan Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 113 km
Mi-lo Hsin-chu Taiwan Village - 114 km
Hsia-ta-chi T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 115 km
Chia-p'ing P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 116 km
Fweng-yüan T'ai-chung Taiwan Major city - 116 km
Chang-hua Chang-hua Taiwan Major city - 116 km
Shih-kang T'ai-chung Taiwan City - 117 km
Hsiao-chung-lin P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 117 km
Kuo-chiang-tzu P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 117 km
Tai-chung-hsien T'ai-chung Taiwan City - 118 km
Shang-fan T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 118 km
Ta-p'ing-ting P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 122 km
Hsin-pu Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 122 km
Ku-lou P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 123 km
Hsin-wu-hsia P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 124 km
Cho-chia-la T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 125 km
Ta-niao T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 125 km
Kuang-ta-liao Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 125 km
Wei-she T'ai-chung Taiwan Village - 125 km
Nan-ao I-lan Taiwan City - 125 km
Ping-tung P'ing-tung Taiwan Major city - 125 km
San-hsing Chang-hua Taiwan Village - 125 km
A-lian Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 126 km
Sha-shan Chang-hua Taiwan Village - 126 km
Wang-kung Chang-hua Taiwan Village - 126 km
T'ai-hsi Chang-hua Taiwan Village - 127 km
Pu-tai Chia-i Taiwan Village - 128 km
Ta-shu P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 129 km
Hai-kou Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 129 km
Ching-shui T'ai-chung Taiwan City - 129 km
Chung-ch'i Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 130 km
Hsia-lun Yun-lin Taiwan City - 130 km
Hsi-ting-liao T'ai-nan Shih Taiwan Village - 130 km
Pao-she-chia Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 130 km
Chao-chou P'ing-tung Taiwan City - 131 km
Sa-ti Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 131 km
Hsin-chiang Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 131 km
Wan-tan P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 132 km
Shih-t'ou P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 132 km
Tai-nan T'ai-nan Shih Taiwan Major city - 132 km
Ts'ai-wen Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 133 km
Hai-pu Kao-hsiung Taiwan City - 134 km
Hsin-chuang-li Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 134 km
Kang-shan Kao-hsiung Taiwan City - 135 km
San-ku-ts'un T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 136 km
Hai huang T'ai-chung Taiwan Village - 136 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Taitung TTT 37 Mil. Paved No 11000 72 km
Sun Moon Lake SMT unknown 0 72 km
Hualien HUN 16 Civ. Paved Yes 9000 72 km
Feng Nin 42 Civ. Paved Yes 7900 78 km
Highway Strip 260 30 0 104 km
Chiayi CYI 25 Civ. Paved Yes 10000 104 km
Highway Strip 206 23 0 112 km
Highway Strip 296 298 9 0 120 km
Green Island GNI 8 Civ. Paved No 3300 81 km
Lishan LHN unknown 0 96 km
Taichung TXG 112 Mil. Paved Yes 5300 116 km
Pingtung North 29 Mil. Paved No 8000 123 km
Kuei Jen 30 0 124 km
Ching Chuan Kang AB 203 Mil. Paved No 12000 125 km
Pingtung South 24 Mil. Paved Yes 7800 126 km
Highway Strip 331 334 11 0 129 km
Tainan TNN 19 Mil. Paved Yes 10000 133 km
Kangshan 10 Mil. Paved No 7500 136 km
Tso Ying 9 0 139 km
Kaohsiung International KHH 9 Civ. Paved Yes 10300 142 km
9 0 151 km
Sungshan TSA 6 Civ. Paved Yes 8500 185 km

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country Distance
Hualien TWHUN Taiwan 69 km
Tai Tung Taiwan 81 km
Tai Nan Taiwan 117 km
Taichung TWTXG Taiwan 130 km
An Ping Chiang Taiwan 136 km

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Tsengwen Tsengwen 1973 91 km
Guguan Dajiaxi 1961 98 km
Wushantou Offstream Kuantien 1930 109 km

Nuclear plants

Intensity Name Country Reactors Distance
LUNG-MEI TAIWAN 2 117 km

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