M 5.5 in South Of Fiji Islands on 27 Jul 2022 17:29 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 1332322
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -26.938 , -176.4164
Event Date: 27 Jul 2022 17:29 UTC
27 Jul 2022 05:29 Local
Exposed Population:
Inserted at: 27 Jul 2022 18:48 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000i5yp Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 87 | About casualties: 43 | Last hour: 0

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TEHRAN, Jul. 31 (MNA) – University of Tehran's Institute of Geophysics has reported that a 5.5 earthquake struck the Sea of Oman in the south of Iran on Sunday afternoon. Institute of Geophysics, University of Tehran said that this earth
Early morning earthquake felt Sunday2022-07-31T15:05+0200.

ELGIN, S.C. (WIS) - An early morning earthquake was felt in the Midlands Sunday. A 1.7 magnitude earthquake was reported near Elgin at around 1:24 a.m. It had a depth of roughly one mile below the surface located 3 miles to the east south e
A magnitude 5.6 earthquake hits Acehjaya2022-07-31T09:09+0200.

Meulaboh, Aceh (ANTARA) – A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck Aceh Jaya district in Aceh province at 10:03 am local time on Sunday, but was unlikely to trigger a subsequent tsunami. “There was no possibility that tremors could cause a tsunami
5.6-magnitude earthquake jolts Aceh Jaya2022-07-31T08:27+0200.

Meulaboh, Aceh (ANTARA) - A 5.6-magnitude earthquake jolted Aceh Jaya District, Aceh Province, on Sunday at 10:03 a.m. local time but it did not have the potential to trigger a subsequent tsunami. "The tremor did not have the potential to c

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),