M 5.8 in North Of Svalbard on 21 May 2022 07:01 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 1323395
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 84.3425 , 0.8374
Event Date: 21 May 2022 07:01 UTC
21 May 2022 07:01 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 21 May 2022 07:24 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000hmv1 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  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

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (2), INFORM (1),