M 4.9 in Taiwan Region on 01 Aug 2022 08:09 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 1333039
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 21.4757 , 121.1941
Event Date: 01 Aug 2022 08:09 UTC
01 Aug 2022 16:09 Local
Exposed Population:
110 thousand in MMI III
Inserted at: 01 Aug 2022 08:48 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()


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(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.3
us6000i74a Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 rapid impact -0.08  
  C2 rapid impact 0.4  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.71  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 40 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

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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 (41), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), (2), INFORM (1), USGS (2),