M 5.5 in Vanuatu on 04 Dec 2017 01:35 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: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -13.9201 , 170.3844
Event Date: 04 Dec 2017 01:35 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000bkqv
Inserted at: 04 Dec 2017 01:55 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (VUT)

Gdacs Score

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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1189938 -13.92/170.384 5.5 10 2.57 04 Dec 2017 01:57 00:22 (new episode)
2 0.01 1189938 -13.92/170.384 5.5 10 2.57 04 Dec 2017 03:38 02:03 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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