M 4.7 in Albania on 14 Jan 2022 21:37 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 1305971
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 41.9826 , 20.0849
Event Date: 14 Jan 2022 21:37 UTC
14 Jan 2022 22:37 Local
Exposed Population:
3.6 million in 100km
Inserted at: 14 Jan 2022 22:12 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.2 (Albania)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Albania= 4.2; Serbia= 3.8; The Republic of North Macedonia= 3.7


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0.1 0.1
us7000gc41 Scaled population (vector) 6.31  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.89  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 14 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Le PM albanais, Rama qualifie de "traditionnelles" les relations turco ... 2022-01-17T23:07+0100.

Albania. AA / Tirana. Le Premier ministre albanais, Edi Rama, a affirmé que personne ne devrait être gêné par les relations turco-albanaises, car il s'agit de "relations traditionnelles". Rama s'exprimait, lundi, lors d'une conférence de pr
Turkish leader Erdogan visits Albania to boost ties2022-01-17T19:27+0100.

In this photo provided by Turkish Presidency, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, right, shakes hands with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during their meeting in Tirana, Albania, Monday, Jan. 17, 2022. Turkish President Recep Tayyip E
Erdoğan inaugurates residences for earthquake victims in Albania2022-01-17T14:46+0100.

class='cf'> Turkey had stepped up immediately when it received the report about the earthquake and mobilized the state’s potential to help “brothers” in Albania, Erdoğan said at the ceremony, stating, “We do not separate your peace and well
Erdogan: "Avec les logements construits après le séisme, nous couronno ... 2022-01-17T14:06+0100.

Ankara. AA / Tirana. Le Président de la République de Turquie, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a affirmé que l’inauguration des logements construits par la Turquie en Albanie après le séisme qui avait frappé ce pays, "couronne l’amitié Turquie-Albani

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),