M 6.6 in United States on 11 Jan 2022 12:39 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 1305481
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.6M
Depth: 11.23 Km
Lat/Lon: 52.6047 , -168.155
Event Date: 11 Jan 2022 12:39 UTC
11 Jan 2022 01:39 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
Few people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 11 Jan 2022 13:29 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
2.2 (United States)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0.1 0.1
us7000gawk Scaled population (raster) 0 Max wave alert 0.17m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0.17m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.65      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
Analytical products
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: 427 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders rush to escape waves2022-01-15T12:38+0100.

Tonga Volcano Eruption In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano eru
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Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tong ... 2022-01-15T12:38+0100.

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications w
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Tsunami waves triggered by undersea volcanic eruption hit Tonga, video ... 2022-01-15T12:38+0100.

After an underwater volcano erupted in the Pacific Island nation of Tonga, a tsunami threat was issued in many places, including New Zealand and even in parts US. As plumes of smoke blackened out the sky and sent powerful waves surging thro
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Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tong ... 2022-01-15T12:36+0100.

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications w
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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 (90), (5), NEIC (6), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (2), USGS (5), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),