M 4.8 in Indonesia on 15 Jan 2022 02:29 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 1306019
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 62.45 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.8384 , 105.3569
Event Date: 15 Jan 2022 02:29 UTC
15 Jan 2022 09:29 Local
Exposed Population:
1.9 million in 100km
Inserted at: 15 Jan 2022 02:52 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.8 (Indonesia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000gc5t Scaled population (vector) 6.14  
  C1 earthquake 1.54  
  C2 earthquake -0.64  
  Country Vulnerability 0.09  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
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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: 47 | About casualties: 6 | Last hour: 0

How the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcanic eruption highlights the ris ... 2022-01-19T01:23+0100.

Some of the damage in the Tonga archipelago is 'catastrophic', including on Atata and Mango islands and now a shortage of clean water threatens the health of thousands. Although Hunga Tonga was one of the biggest eruptions of recent times a
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Is the tide level change “unprecedented” true? Delays in tsunami warni ... 2022-01-18T20:46+0100.

The eruption occurred in Tonga after 13:00 JST on Saturday, 15th. Since a huge umbrella-shaped eruption could be immediately confirmed on the meteorological satellite image, it was judged that the eruption was a very large scale, so informa
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Sunda Strait megathrust segment may trigger 8.7-M quake: BRIN2022-01-18T15:34+0100.

Illustration—The Banten earthquake happened in a seismic gap zone, or a zone that previously had not shown any seismic activity. (ANTARA/Martha Herlinawati Simanjuntak/KT) Jakarta (ANTARA) - The recent Banten earthquake has signaled the
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Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (11 - 17 J ... 2022-01-18T14:24+0100.

TONGA. An eruption of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha-apai underwater volcano on 15 January caused a tsunami and ash fall in Tonga, with a 5km wide and 20km high plume of ash, steam and gas. The eruption was one of the biggest in Tonga in the past
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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), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),