M 5.5 in Macquarie Island Region on 19 May 2022 10:10 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 1323139
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -54.0394 , 159.1444
Event Date: 19 May 2022 10:10 UTC
19 May 2022 21:10 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 19 May 2022 10:32 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000hm9e Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (51), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (2), INFORM (1),