M 5.5 in United States on 29 Jul 2021 06:32 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 1279048
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 54.9213 , -156.4119
Event Date: 29 Jul 2021 06:32 UTC
28 Jul 2021 20:32 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI IV
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 29 Jul 2021 08:32 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (United States)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
ALASKA EC 0 0
ak0219nemeqt Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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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

Articles: 224 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (45), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2), CALTECH (1),