M 8.2 Earthquake and Tsunami (2.6 m) in United States on 29 Jul 2021 06:15 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1279046
Earthquake Magnitude: 8.2M
Glide number: EQ-2021-000099-USA
Depth: 32.2 Km
Lat/Lon: 55.3248 , -157.8414
Event Date: 29 Jul 2021 06:15 UTC
28 Jul 2021 19:15 Local
Exposed Population: About 1000 people in MMI VII
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 29 Jul 2021 07:56 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2.2 (United States)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
ALASKA EC 0.2 1.8 1.8
ak0219neiszm Scaled population (raster) 1.91 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.65      
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. 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

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Earthquake alert2021-08-02T03:06+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 (86), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (2), USGS (5), INFORM (4), CALTECH (1), NOAA (1),