M 4.5 in China on 14 May 2022 19:48 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 1322562
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 40.0635 , 76.5662
Event Date: 14 May 2022 19:48 UTC
15 May 2022 03:48 Local
Exposed Population:
1.7 million in 100km
Inserted at: 21 May 2022 04:30 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
3.6 (China)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000hl6f Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 rapid impact -0.59  
  C2 rapid impact 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Meteo assessment
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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: 8 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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ISTANBUL Japan has moved one step closer to executing its controversial plan to dump treated wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea. The country’s Nuclear Regulation Authority endorsed the proposal, paving the way for offi
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Japan Inches Closer To Starting Contentious Nuclear Waste Dump2022-05-18T13:30+0200.

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Strong Pig, now preserved by plastination, is on display in the Jianchuan Museum in Sichuan province, on May 12. (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY) Visitors to the Jianchuan Museum in Dayi county, Sichuan province, on Thursday had a pleasant s
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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),