M 4.9 in Indonesia on 19 Jan 2022 15:53 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 1306639
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 11.01 Km
Lat/Lon: -4.5725 , 124.0524
Event Date: 19 Jan 2022 15:53 UTC
19 Jan 2022 23:53 Local
Exposed Population:
40 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 19 Jan 2022 16:34 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.8 (Indonesia)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000gd5y Scaled population (vector) 3.55  
  C1 earthquake 1.54  
  C2 earthquake -0.64  
  Country Vulnerability 0.09  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. 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: 530 | XAbout casualties: 18 | Last hour: 0

Tongans fear never seeing loved ones again amid communications void2022-01-23T15:18+0100.

Several wait to hear from family after volcanic eruption, tsunami “The worst fear is always that you’re not going to see the people that you love again,” says Seini Taumoepeau, a Tongan-Australian artist and activist based in Sydney, as sh
Why the Tonga volcano cued tsunami warnings for the North American Pac ... 2022-01-23T15:13+0100.

Disclosure statement. Cindy Mora-Stock does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appo
International Aid Reaches Tonga with Clean Water, Supplies2022-01-23T13:56+0100.

Aid flights from Australia, Japan and New Zealand carrying food, water, medical supplies and telecommunications equipment landed in Tonga over the weekend, as the Pacific nation grapples with the aftermath of an underwater volcanic eruption
Tonga Struggles with Ash, Psychological Trauma After Eruption and Tsun ... 2022-01-23T13:46+0100.

Families have stopped children playing outside as Tonga struggles to deal with ash and the psychological fallout of last week's volcanic eruption and tsunami, aid workers and residents said. Communication with the outside world remained dif

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 (44), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),