M 4.5 in United States on 30 Dec 2020 03:22 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 1249634
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 26.22 Km
Lat/Lon: 54.6794 , -159.7049
Event Date: 30 Dec 2020 03:22 UTC
29 Dec 2020 18:22 Local
Exposed Population:
About 800 people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Dec 2020 03:42 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2.2 (United States)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000d46z Scaled population (vector) 1.91  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.65  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 41 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

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Was this morning's Monterey quake caused by manmade activity?Sat, 02 Jan 2021 20:02:00 +0100.

Monterey's earthquake earlier today at a very noticeable magnitude of 4.3 sent shockwaves through the region's inhabitants, literally. The uncharacteristically very shallow quake of barely 4 miles below the surface caused a flurry of commen
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Le comté de Los Angeles est l’endroit le moins sûr aux États-UnisSat, 02 Jan 2021 18:35:00 +0100.

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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 (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),