M 5.9 in South Of Fiji Islands on 02 Jan 2018 14:57 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: 5.9M
Depth: 578.25 Km
Lat/Lon: -24.8237 , 178.4786
Event Date: 02 Jan 2018 14:57 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000bz0y
Inserted at: 02 Jan 2018 15:17 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
1192910 0 02 Jan 2018 14:57 5.9M, 578.25km N/A No people affected 00:19 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened off shore.

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

Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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