M 5 in Vanuatu on 26 Aug 2022 16:10 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 1335044
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.0M
Depth: 172.804 Km
Lat/Lon: -14.4889 , 167.3473
Event Date: 26 Aug 2022 16:10 UTC
27 Aug 2022 03:10 Local
Exposed Population:
40 thousand in MMI III
Inserted at: 26 Aug 2022 18:01 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
6.1 (Vanuatu)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000i2qa Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 rapid impact -0.59  
  C2 rapid impact 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.12  
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

Articles: 253 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

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Earthquake in Mentawai damages buildings, including a church2022-08-30T14:11+0200.

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Caro energia ma anche contenitori, Coldiretti: “In arrivo tsunami su p ... 2022-08-30T14:01+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 (43), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),