M 5 in Kermadec Islands Region on 14 Jan 2022 15:09 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 1305937
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.0M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -28.2815 , -176.7216
Event Date: 14 Jan 2022 15:09 UTC
14 Jan 2022 03:09 Local
Exposed Population:
No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 14 Jan 2022 15:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000gbyy 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
Satellite products
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. 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

Tonga Tsunami Alert: Chilling Videos Capture Waves Crashing into Homes ... 2022-01-15T16:08+0100.

A tsunami alert has been issued for Australia after an undersea volcano in the Pacific Ocean erupted on Saturday that created havoc, with videos showing massive waves washing ashore in coastal area. Social media footage showed water washing
Erutta un vulcano sottomarino al largo di Tonga e innesca tsunami2022-01-15T15:03+0100.

Lanciato l'allarme tsunami. Nel gennaio 2010 un sisma devastante causò fra 200 e 300 mila morti e un milione e mezzo di sfollati. Le scosse, con una magnitudo tra 6.9 e 8.1, sono state registrate soprattutto a largo dell'isola settentrio

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 (42), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (2), INFORM (1),