M 6.2 in Fiji on 26 Jan 2019 19:56 UTC
EQ parameters
Shakemap

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: 6.2M
Depth: 579.11 Km
Lat/Lon: -21.1404 , -178.8621
Event Date: 26 Jan 2019 19:56 UTC
Exposed Population: About 900 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j98z
Inserted at: 26 Jan 2019 20:14 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Fiji)

GDACS Score

For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
  Earthquake Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us2000j98z Scaled population 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 earthquake 1 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 earthquake 0      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1246327 0 26 Jan 2019 19:56 6.2M, 579.11km N/A Few people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:17 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

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

Radius Population
100 km <1000 people
75 km <1000 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
Fiji Fiji 750000 people
Tonga Tonga 98000 people

Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Ono-I-Lau ONU unknown 0 57 km

More information

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