M 5.5 in Samoa Islands Region on 07 Oct 2022 09:24 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 1340993
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -15.1168 , -172.9482
Event Date: 07 Oct 2022 09:24 UTC
06 Oct 2022 21:24 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
1 thousand in MMI III
Inserted at: 07 Oct 2022 10:07 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000irs7 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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Meteo assessment
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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: 308 | About casualties: 19 | Last hour: 0

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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 (50), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (2), INFORM (1),