M 5.5 in Fiji Islands Region on 14 Nov 2017 10:50 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 603.53 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.1544 , -177.9864
Event Date: 14 Nov 2017 10:50 UTC
Exposed Population: About 1000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000bn70
Inserted at: 14 Nov 2017 11:11 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 ()

Gdacs Score

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1187581 0 14 Nov 2017 10:50 5.5M, 603.53km N/A 2 thousand 00:20 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Fiji , of Fiji (population 755,000) .

Radius Population
100 km 1800 people
75 km <1000 people
50 km <1000 people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Fiji Fiji 750000 people
Tonga Tonga 98000 people
Wallis & Futuna Wallis and Futuna 14000 people

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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