M 5.6 in Mid-Indian Ridge on 19 Sep 2022 17:53 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 1338436
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -36.8757 , 78.5512
Event Date: 19 Sep 2022 17:53 UTC
19 Sep 2022 22:53 Local
Exposed Population:
Inserted at: 19 Sep 2022 18:53 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000i9bx 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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Meteo assessment
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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: 874 | About casualties: 104 | Last hour: 0

What to do during and immediately after an earthquake2022-09-23T17:57+0200.

California natives know the drill: During an earthquake, drop to the floor and cover your neck and head with your hands. If you can, get underneath a table and hold on until the shaking stops. — not standing in a doorway or other common mis
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The plate boundary between Africa and the Iberian Peninsula could caus ... 2022-09-23T16:58+0200.

A new study led by the Institut de Ciències del Mar (ICM-CSIC) in Barcelona and the Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA) has revealed the exact location of the boundary between the European and African tectonic plates,
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The plate boundary between Africa and the Iberian Peninsula…2022-09-23T16:35+0200.

A new study led by the Institut de Ciències del Mar (ICM-CSIC) in Barcelona and the Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA) has revealed the exact location of the boundary between the European and African tectonic plates,
...(more)
The plate boundary between Africa and the Iberian Peninsula…2022-09-23T16:26+0200.

A new study led by the Institut de Ciències del Mar (ICM-CSIC) in Barcelona and the Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA) has revealed the exact location of the boundary between the European and African tectonic plates,
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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 (50), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (2), INFORM (1),