M 5.6 in Taiwan on 22 Apr 2024 10:50 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 1425287
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 23.7158 , 121.63
Event Date: 22 Apr 2024 10:50 UTC
22 Apr 2024 18:50 Local
Exposed Population: 20 thousand in MMI VI
Inserted at: 22 Apr 2024 11:10 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
3.6 (Taiwan)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000mdti Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.82  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. 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: 419 | About casualties: 55 | Last hour: 1

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“Preparations for earthquakes, powerful and deadly tremors, must go beyond the usual ‘bend, cover and grab’ drills,” Ariel Nepomuceno, OCD director, said in a statement on Tuesday. “We need engineering solutions, and continued adherence to
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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 (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), TWB (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),