M 6 in Russian Federation on 20 Sep 2022 18:23 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 1338590
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 55.532 , 166.3394
Event Date: 20 Sep 2022 18:23 UTC
21 Sep 2022 06:23 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI VI
Few people affected in MMI&>=IV
Inserted at: 20 Sep 2022 18:46 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.6 (Russia)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000i9l5 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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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

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),