M 4.9 in Kermadec Islands Region on 14 May 2022 15:20 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 1322542
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -28.7483 , -176.8451
Event Date: 14 May 2022 15:20 UTC
14 May 2022 03:20 Local
Exposed Population:
No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 14 May 2022 16:05 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()


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(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000hl58 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 rapid impact -0.59  
  C2 rapid impact 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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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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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 (44), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (2), INFORM (1),