M 5.6 in Gulf Of California on 02 Oct 2022 19:00 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 1340298
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 23.5136 , -108.8981
Event Date: 02 Oct 2022 19:00 UTC
02 Oct 2022 12:00 Local
Exposed Population: 120 thousand in MMI IV
Inserted at: 02 Oct 2022 19:58 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000iq9e Scaled population (raster) 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, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 39 | About casualties: 21 | Last hour: 0

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Dinosaur-Killing Chicxulub Impact Produced Global Tsunami, New Researc ... 2022-10-05T19:15+0200.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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