M 6.8 in Mexico on 22 Sep 2022 06:16 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 1338787
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.8M
Depth: 24.119 Km
Lat/Lon: 18.3081 , -102.9226
Event Date: 22 Sep 2022 06:16 UTC
22 Sep 2022 01:16 Local
Exposed Population: About 8000 people in MMI
9 thousand (in MMI>=VII)
Inserted at: 22 Sep 2022 06:52 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.4 (Mexico)


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Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us7000ia36 Scaled population (raster) 2.76 Max wave alert 0.08m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0.08m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.92      
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Latest media headlines

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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 (91), (5), NEIC (6), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), USGS (5), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),