M 4.5 in Volcano Islands, Japan Region on 06 Aug 2022 01:41 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 1333240
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 158.91 Km
Lat/Lon: 25.3148 , 141.366
Event Date: 06 Aug 2022 01:41 UTC
06 Aug 2022 10:41 Local
Exposed Population:
Few people affected in MMI -
Inserted at: 06 Aug 2022 02:02 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000i8kj Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 rapid impact -0.59  
  C2 rapid impact 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.57  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
Analytical products
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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Notes from Central Taiwan: Tsunami of need2022-08-07T18:51+0200.

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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 (42), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (2), INFORM (1),