M 6.2 in Northern Sumatera, Indonesia on 23 Sep 2022 20:52 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 1338999
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.2M
Depth: 37.994 Km
Lat/Lon: 3.8048 , 96.0317
Event Date: 23 Sep 2022 20:52 UTC
24 Sep 2022 03:52 Local
Exposed Population: 100000 people in MMI
410 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 24 Sep 2022 19:21 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()


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Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us7000iaka 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      
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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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 (91), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (3), INFORM (2), NOAA (1),