M 5.6 in Andaman Islands, India Region on 22 May 2019 00:39 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 1180168
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 13.885 , 92.9467
Event Date: 22 May 2019 00:39 UTC
22 May 2019 06:09 Local
Exposed Population: About 29000 people in MMI>=IV
About 51000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 May 2019 00:59 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (India)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us60003qg7 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
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5.0 magnitude quake hits Andaman and Nicobar IslandsSat, 25 May 2019 05:53:00 +0200.

An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale shook Andaman Islands region in the wee hours of Saturday. (Representative Image/AFP File Photo) An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale shook Andaman Islands region in the wee hour

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: JRC (41), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (4), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),