M 5.8 in Mid-Indian Ridge on 19 Sep 2022 16:42 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 1338431
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -36.9074 , 78.3457
Event Date: 19 Sep 2022 16:42 UTC
19 Sep 2022 21:42 Local
Exposed Population:
Inserted at: 19 Sep 2022 18:15 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000i9bi 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, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 872 | About casualties: 104 | Last hour: 0

The plate boundary between Africa and the Iberian Peninsula…2022-09-23T16:35+0200.

A new study led by the Institut de Ciències del Mar (ICM-CSIC) in Barcelona and the Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA) has revealed the exact location of the boundary between the European and African tectonic plates,
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The plate boundary between Africa and the Iberian Peninsula…2022-09-23T16:26+0200.

A new study led by the Institut de Ciències del Mar (ICM-CSIC) in Barcelona and the Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA) has revealed the exact location of the boundary between the European and African tectonic plates,
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La perforación científica más profunda del océano arroja luz sobre el ... 2022-09-23T16:00+0200.

El estrés tectónico en la zona de subducción de Nankai de Japón es menor de lo esperado. Los científicos que perforaron más profundo que nunca en una falla de terremoto submarino descubrieron que el estrés tectónico en la zona de subducción
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Plate boundary between Africa and Iberian Peninsula could cause large ... 2022-09-23T15:56+0200.

(ICM-CSIC) in Barcelona and the Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA) has revealed the exact location of the boundary between the European and African tectonic plates, located in the Alboran Sea region. The work also eva
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (50), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (2), INFORM (1),