M 4.5 in South Of Fiji Islands on 19 Jan 2022 18:00 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 1306659
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 534.29 Km
Lat/Lon: -25.2555 , 179.6155
Event Date: 19 Jan 2022 18:00 UTC
20 Jan 2022 06:00 Local
Exposed Population:
No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 19 Jan 2022 18:24 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000gd8b Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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

Articles: 414 | About casualties: 10 | Last hour: 0

Tongan families dealing with trauma after eruption2022-01-23T17:46+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 say. Communication with the outside world remained diff
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Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 3.9 SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND on Sund ... 2022-01-23T17:39+0100.

Nearby towns and cities: 659 km (410 mi) SW of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes! Weather at epicenter at time of quake: Clear Sky 14.5°C (58 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from ENE Primary data source: (Earthquake Com
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MIL-OSI Global: Why the Tonga volcano cued tsunami warnings for the No ... 2022-01-23T17:28+0100.

– By Cindy Mora-Stock, Postdoctoral Research Associate at Earth Science Department and Statistics and Actuarial Sciences Department at Western University (London, Ontario)., Western University. Beachgoers watch waters rise during a tsunami
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Aid arrives in Tonga yet islanders still fear for loved ones2022-01-23T16:12+0100.

The main airport runway of Tonga has been cleared of ash spewed when the nearby Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupted a week ago, and aid flights from Australia, Japan and New Zealand carrying food, water, medical supplies and telecommu
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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 (42), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (2), INFORM (1),