M 6.1 in United States on 24 Sep 2021 11:52 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 1287047
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 39.64 Km
Lat/Lon: 51.1957 , -179.0286
Event Date: 24 Sep 2021 11:52 UTC
24 Sep 2021 02:52 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI V
No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 24 Sep 2021 12:14 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2.2 (United States)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fe1w Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  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.
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: 106 | About casualties: 27 | Last hour: 0

Quake wrecks old buildings in Crete, killing one person2021-09-28T11:22+0200.

By Angeliki Koutantou and George Georgiopoulos. ATHENS -An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 shook Greece’s largest island, Crete, on Monday morning, killing one person and injuring several, authorities said. The tremor sent people fleeing
Small magnitude 3.1 earthquake 39 miles southwest of Malaga, Texas, Un ... 2021-09-28T07:01+0200.

A magnitude 3.1 earthquake near Malaga, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA, was reported only 20 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. Th
Magnitude 3.3 earthquake is second quake to strike the Lowcountry on M ... 2021-09-28T06:01+0200.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - A magnitude 3.3 earthquake struck the Lowcountry on Monday night which was the second quake to hit the area on Monday, according to officials with United States Geological Survey. The latest quake occurred at 6:21
Man killed as Crete struck by 5.8-magnitude quake2021-09-28T03:37+0200.

At least one person has been killed and nine injured after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit the Greek island of Crete, local officials say. The man died when the dome of a church that was being renovated in the town of Arkalochori caved in. P

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 (45), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),