M 4.6 in Christmas Island on 28 Jul 2020 20:42 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 1228007
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 8.28 Km
Lat/Lon: -10.6291 , 108.0354
Event Date: 28 Jul 2020 20:42 UTC
29 Jul 2020 03:42 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 28 Jul 2020 22:04 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Christmas I.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000b5lw Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. 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: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),