M 4.6 in El Salvador on 15 Jan 2022 12:50 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 1306068
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 70.59 Km
Lat/Lon: 12.9789 , -89.1586
Event Date: 15 Jan 2022 12:50 UTC
15 Jan 2022 06:50 Local
Exposed Population:
3.5 million in 100km
Inserted at: 15 Jan 2022 13:12 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.6 (El Salvador)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000gc8d Scaled population (vector) 5.82  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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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

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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), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),