M 5.5 in Volcano Islands, Japan Region on 01 May 2022 21:57 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 1320879
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 44.91 Km
Lat/Lon: 23.6654 , 142.7335
Event Date: 01 May 2022 21:57 UTC
02 May 2022 07:57 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 01 May 2022 23:49 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000h69c Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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Haïti-Environnement : Nouveau tremblement de terre, de magnitude 4, le ... 2022-05-02T19:27+0200.

Par Ronald Colbert. Baradères (Haïti), 02 mai 2022 [AlterPresse] --- Un nouveau tremblement de terre, de magnitude 4.5 sur l’échelle de Richter, vient d’être enregistré, ce lundi 2 mai 2022, à 10:41 am locales (!4:41 gmt) dans le départemen
Tens of thousands of earthquakes have been recorded in Antarctica2022-05-01T10:55+0200.

According to the latest research, the earthquakes were most likely caused by a “column” of hot magma stuck in the earth’s crust. A “swarm” appeared around him Orca sea mountain It is an inactive underwater volcano that rises 900 meters abov
Underwater volcano in Antarctica triggers 85,000 earthquakes2022-04-30T09:02+0200.

Home News Science & Astronomy A view of Half Moon Island and Bransfield Strait in Antarctica. (Image credit: Joseph Sohm; Visions of America via Getty Images) A long-dormant underwater volcano near Antarctica has woken up, triggering a swar

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 (51), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (2), INFORM (1),