M 4.5 in New Zealand on 14 May 2022 20:13 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 1322564
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 49.23 Km
Lat/Lon: -40.9147 , 174.75
Event Date: 14 May 2022 20:13 UTC
15 May 2022 08:13 Local
Exposed Population:
660 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 14 May 2022 21:58 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
2 (New Zealand)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000hl6j Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 rapid impact -0.59  
  C2 rapid impact 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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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.

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Latest media headlines

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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),