M 4.5 in United States on 19 Jan 2022 23:24 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 1306678
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 25.28 Km
Lat/Lon: 50.8775 , -179.0932
Event Date: 19 Jan 2022 23:24 UTC
19 Jan 2022 11:24 Local
Exposed Population:
No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 19 Jan 2022 23:40 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (United States)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000gdcx 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: 380 | About casualties: 10 | Last hour: 0

The eruption of Tonga may have been the largest in half a century2022-01-23T23:11+0100.

Everything left in Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haapai after the January 15, 2022 eruption. Pumice raft stripes also cross the area. Credits: Planet, January 18, 2022. when Hunga Tonga-Hunga Tonga Pai suddenly exploded Unlike other volcanoes that are
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Damage to Ucluelet First Nation’s waterline more severe than anticipat ... 2022-01-23T22:51+0100.

The Ucluelet First Nation could be without potable water for longer than expected, after damage to its waterline suspected to be linked to last week’s volcanic eruption near Tonga. The waterline that supplies the First Nations community of
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Damage to Ucluelet First Nation’s waterline more severe than anticipat ... 2022-01-23T22:37+0100.

The Ucluelet First Nation could be without potable water for longer than expected, after damage to its waterline suspected to be linked to last week’s volcanic eruption near Tonga. The waterline that supplies the First Nations community of
...(more)
Volcanic eruption in the Tonga Islands: FAO to the rescue of the local ... 2022-01-23T21:38+0100.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will support farmers and fisherfolk in Tonga, a South Pacific island nation located in one of the world ’s most prone regions to natural disasters, including massive volcanic
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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), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),