M 5.8 in United States on 11 Jan 2022 12:53 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 1305486
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 41.88 Km
Lat/Lon: 52.6095 , -168.0814
Event Date: 11 Jan 2022 12:53 UTC
11 Jan 2022 01:53 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
Few people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 11 Jan 2022 13:16 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
2.2 (United States)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000gawq Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.65  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
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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: 441 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Vanuatu: Officials issue tsunami advisory following volcanic eruption ... 2022-01-15T12:49+0100.

Event. The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department issued a nationwide tsunami advisory late Jan. 15, in response to a volcanic eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai in Tonga. Officials have advised people to move away from coastal ar
Tsunami advisory for parts of NZ's North Island, waves crash into Tong ... 2022-01-15T12:49+0100.

Parts of New Zealand are under tsunami advisory after a violent eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai underwater volcano in Tonga this afternoon. There advisory is in place for the north and east coast of the North Island and the Chatha
Tsunami warning issued for parts of Australia2022-01-15T12:49+0100.

An underwater volcano off Tonga has erupted, triggering a tsunami warning for parts of Australia’s east coast, including Queensland, New South Wales, Tasmania and Victoria. The Bureau of Meteorology has also issued a warning for Macquarie I
Tongans flee tsunami following huge volcanic eruption2022-01-15T12:48+0100.

A satellite image shows the explosive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano. Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground today after a massive volcanic eruption - heard in neighbouring countries - triggered tsunami warnings acro

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 (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),