M 5.6 in Antarctica on 26 Jan 2022 16:36 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 1307772
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -63.5138 , 169.9041
Event Date: 26 Jan 2022 16:36 UTC
27 Jan 2022 03:36 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 27 Jan 2022 22:30 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Antarctica)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000gfjs Scaled population (raster) 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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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: 181 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

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4.2-magnitude earthquake jolts Papua’s Jayapura district2022-01-30T09:49+0100.

Jakarta (ANTARA) – An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 jolted Jayapura District within the jap Indonesian province of Papua on Sunday morning, however there have been no fast studies of casualties or harm. The quake’s epicenter was positioned ro
4.2-magnitude earthquake jolts Papua's Jayapura district2022-01-30T09:38+0100.

Jakarta (ANTARA) - An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 jolted Jayapura District in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua on Sunday morning, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The quake's epicenter was located around
Phivolcs: Magnitude 5 earthquake recorded in Zambales2022-01-30T05:44+0100.

MANILA, Philippines A magnitude 5 earthquake was recorded off the waters of Zambales, state volcanology bureau the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said in an advisory Sunday morning. The tectonic quake was recorded at 8:1

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),