M 5.1 in Kuril Islands on 14 May 2022 22:28 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 1322572
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: 43.8837 , 147.733
Event Date: 14 May 2022 22:28 UTC
15 May 2022 08:28 Local
Exposed Population:
4 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 14 May 2022 22:50 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()


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(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000hl71 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 rapid impact -0.59  
  C2 rapid impact 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (42), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (2), INFORM (1),