M 6 in Fiji on 01 Feb 2018 11:05 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: 6.0M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -16.645 , -177.3954
Event Date: 01 Feb 2018 11:05 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000cdn0
Inserted at: 01 Feb 2018 23:30 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (FJI)

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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Fiji ,of Fiji (population 755,000) . 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 1196708 -16.645/-177.395 6 10 3.57 01 Feb 2018 23:32 12:26 (new episode)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Fiji Fiji 95000 people
Wallis & Futuna Wallis and Futuna 2500 people

Affected populated places

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Qeleni Fiji Village5 - 261 km
Mboma Fiji Village5 - 263 km
Mua Wallis and Futuna Village5 - 264 km
Alo Wallis and Futuna Village5 - 269 km
Leava Wallis and Futuna Village5 <1000 people 273 km
Somosomo Fiji Village5 - 275 km
Waiyevo Fiji Village5 - 277 km
Nambouono Fiji Village5 - 284 km
Nalele Fiji Village5 - 286 km
Navakawau Fiji Village5 - 286 km
Napuka Fiji Village5 - 287 km
Vunikura Fiji Village5 - 288 km
Korovou Fiji Village5 - 291 km
Nawi Fiji Village5 - 291 km
Vangai Fiji Village5 - 293 km
Nailou Fiji Village5 - 294 km
Nukusa Fiji Village5 - 295 km
Tawake Fiji Village5 - 296 km
Lao Fiji Village5 - 297 km
Namboutini Fiji Village5 - 302 km
Mbangasau Fiji Village5 - 307 km
Ndrekeniwai Fiji Village5 - 312 km
Namukalau Fiji Village5 - 312 km
Malake Fiji Village5 - 316 km
Naua Fiji Village5 - 318 km
Navukembuli Fiji Village5 - 322 km
Viani Fiji Village5 - 322 km
Nakarambo Fiji Village5 - 325 km
Naweni Fiji Village5 - 326 km
Korotasere Fiji Village5 - 326 km
Nayarambale Fiji Village5 - 328 km
Vunivatu Fiji Village5 - 332 km
Mbulileka Fiji Village5 - 338 km
Nakoroutari Fiji Village5 - 342 km
Nasea Fiji Village5 - 344 km
Naindi Fiji Village5 - 346 km
Savusavu Fiji Village5 7900 people 349 km
Natua Fiji Village5 - 367 km
Naravuka Fiji Village5 - 374 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Matei TVU 21 Civ. Unpaved Yes 2900
Cicia ICI unknown 0
Laucala Island LUC unknown 0
Labasa LBS 13 Civ. Paved Yes 3500

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Ile Futuna Wallis and Futuna
Labasa FJLBS Fiji
Malau (Labasa) FJLBS Fiji
Malau Fiji
Savusavu Fiji
Lambasa Fiji

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