M 5.6 in Vanuatu on 07 May 2018 08:08 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: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -20.8205 , 172.2663
Event Date: 07 May 2018 08:08 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000dzt7
Inserted at: 07 May 2018 08:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (Vanuatu)

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
1209607 0.01 07 May 2018 08:08 5.6M, 10km 2.97 No people affected 00:17 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Vanuatu , of Vanuatu (population 165,000) .

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

Region Province Country Population
Vanuatu Vanuatu 160000 people
New Caledonia New Caledonia 170000 people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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