M 6.4 in Southeast Of Loyalty Islands on 14 Aug 2022 21:04 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 1333647
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.4M
Depth: 78 Km
Lat/Lon: -22.0854 , 170.961
Event Date: 14 Aug 2022 21:04 UTC
15 Aug 2022 08:04 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI VI
Few people affected in MMI&>=V
Inserted at: 16 Aug 2022 06:32 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us6000iav7 Scaled population (raster) 0 Max wave scenario 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 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.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 213 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

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Massive Impact Crater Beneath the North Atlantic Reveals Dinosaur-Kill ... 2022-08-18T20:37+0200.

Named after a nearby seamount, the Nadir crater is buried up to 1,300 feet (400 meters) below the seabed about 250 miles (400 km) off the coast of Guinea, West Africa. According to the research team, the asteroid that created the newly disc
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Double Asteroid Impact Could Have Spelled Doom For The Dinosaurs2022-08-18T20:32+0200.

The team believes the meteorite that created the newly discovered Nadir crater could have formed by breakup of a parent body, maybe even the Chicxulub asteroid. The new impact crater is significnatly smaller, just 8 kilometers wide, and was
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Un cráter hallado en Guinea sugiere un segundo impacto en la extinción ... 2022-08-18T20:23+0200.

El descubrimiento de lo que parece ser un segundo cráter de impacto de un meteorito , frente a las costas de Guinea, ha abierto . El hallazgo es de una edad muy similar al cráter de Chicxulub , en México, donde hasta ahora se pensaba que ha
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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 (90), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (3), INFORM (2), NOAA (1),