M 7 in Southeast Of Loyalty Islands on 14 Sep 2022 11:04 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 1337696
Earthquake Magnitude: 7.0M
Depth: 144.885 Km
Lat/Lon: -21.1908 , 170.2397
Event Date: 14 Sep 2022 11:04 UTC
14 Sep 2022 22:04 Local
Exposed Population: About 9000 people in MMI
20 thousand in MMI&>=V
Inserted at: 14 Sep 2022 12:02 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us7000i7ya Scaled population (raster) 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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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: 454 | About casualties: 28 | Last hour: 0

Tsunami warnings issued after 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Taiwan - C ... 2022-09-18T11:13+0200.

Hazardous tsunami waves are possible along coastlines within a 300-kilometer (186-mile) radius of a 6.9-magnitude earthquake that hit southeastern Taiwan on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has said. Japan’s Meteorological
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Strong earthquake hits southern Taiwan, building collapses2022-09-18T11:13+0200.

Taipei: A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit the sparsely populated southeastern part of Taiwan on Sunday, the island’s weather bureau said, derailing train carriages and causing a convenience store to collapse. The weather bureau said the epicen
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Strong earthquake hits southern Taiwan, building collapses2022-09-18T11:13+0200.

Taipei: A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit the sparsely populated southeastern part of Taiwan on Sunday, the island’s weather bureau said, derailing train carriages and causing a convenience store to collapse. The weather bureau said the epicen
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Una forte scossa di terremoto ha fatto tremare Taiwan2022-09-18T11:12+0200.

È accaduta alle 8.44 di stamattina, ora italiana. La magnitudo è stata di 6.8 ML (7.2) Una notevole scossa di terremoto è avvenuta stamattina alle 8.44, ora italiana, a Taiwan. Sulla Google Map viene indicato il punto esatto dell’epicentro.
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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 (92), NEIC (6), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (3), INFORM (2), NOAA (1),