M 6.3 in Vanuatu on 10 Sep 2018 19:31 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: 6.3M
Depth: 12 Km
Lat/Lon: -22.0759 , 170.1036
Event Date: 10 Sep 2018 19:31 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000hc1x
Inserted at: 10 Sep 2018 21:08 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (Vanuatu)

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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Vanuatu ,of Vanuatu (population 165,000) . 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 1227829 -22.06/170.086 6.1 10 3.62 10 Sep 2018 19:53 00:21 (new episode)
2 0.01 1227837 -22.06/170.086 6.1 10 3.62 10 Sep 2018 21:08 01:36 (new episode)
3 0.01 1227837 -22.076/170.104 6.3 12 3.75 10 Sep 2018 21:14 01:42 (upd of #2)
4 0.01 1227837 -22.027/170.129 6.3 12 3.76 10 Sep 2018 21:16 01:44 (upd of #3)
5 0.01 1227837 -22.027/170.129 6.3 12 3.76 10 Sep 2018 21:35 02:04 (upd of #4)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
New Caledonia New Caledonia <1000 people
Vanuatu Vanuatu 33000 people
New Caledonia New Caledonia 180000 people

Affected populated places

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Miramas New Caledonia Village5 - 229 km
Umetch Vanuatu Village5 - 205 km
Anelghowhat Vanuatu Village5 - 207 km
Isino Vanuatu Village5 - 212 km
Kurine New Caledonia Village5 - 214 km
Port Patrick Vanuatu Village5 - 217 km
Tawaïnèdre New Caledonia Village5 - 218 km
Hnadid New Caledonia Village5 - 219 km
Eni New Caledonia Village5 - 227 km
Médu New Caledonia Village5 - 228 km
Wabao New Caledonia Village5 - 230 km
Ménaku New Caledonia Village5 - 231 km
Tadine New Caledonia Village4 7400 people 238 km
Thogone New Caledonia Village5 - 239 km
Nécé New Caledonia Village5 - 243 km
New Caledonia Village5 - 244 km
Vao New Caledonia Village5 1800 people 279 km
Yeruareng Vanuatu Village5 - 279 km
Wapan New Caledonia Village5 - 280 km
Imareukak Vanuatu Village5 - 280 km
Gadji New Caledonia Village5 - 282 km
Yokopenan Vanuatu Village5 - 282 km
Kuto New Caledonia Village5 - 282 km
Mohoun'gha Vanuatu Village5 - 284 km
Ipao Vanuatu Village5 - 284 km
Ombous Vanuatu Village5 - 287 km
Yérou Vanuatu Village5 - 288 km
Loanengo Vanuatu Village5 - 289 km
Ireupuow Vanuatu Village5 - 289 km
Isaka Vanuatu Village5 - 291 km
White Sands Vanuatu Village5 - 292 km
Isangel Vanuatu Village5 1400 people 294 km
Lénakel Vanuatu Village5 - 295 km
Loonélapeun Vanuatu Village5 - 296 km
Imwareupo Vanuatu Village5 - 297 km
Waisisi Vanuatu Village5 - 297 km
Loanatom Vanuatu Village5 - 298 km
Xode New Caledonia Village5 - 300 km
Mou New Caledonia Village5 - 301 km
Lowkahmal Vanuatu Village5 - 302 km
Iléreup Vanuatu Village5 - 304 km
Wiwatoul New Caledonia Village5 - 306 km
Inagod New Caledonia Village5 - 307 km
Laounalang Vanuatu Village5 - 310 km
Lownepina Vanuatu Village5 - 313 km
Loounémeloupang Vanuatu Village5 - 313 km
Loounimhapeun Vanuatu Village5 - 313 km
Dosip New Caledonia Village5 - 313 km
Hmélek New Caledonia Village5 - 315 km
Thuahaïk New Caledonia Village5 - 316 km
Isavaï Vanuatu Village5 - 317 km
Goro New Caledonia Village5 - 321 km
Kédeigne New Caledonia Village5 - 321 km
New Caledonia Village4 10000 people 323 km
Havila New Caledonia Village5 - 323 km
Waho New Caledonia Village4 1600 people 328 km
Nathalo New Caledonia Village5 - 329 km
Tingeting New Caledonia Village5 - 330 km
Nang New Caledonia Village5 - 331 km
Yaté-Village New Caledonia Village5 - 331 km
Mamié New Caledonia Village5 - 332 km
Chépénéhé New Caledonia Village5 - 339 km
Douéoulou New Caledonia Village5 - 339 km
Ouara New Caledonia Village5 - 340 km
Doking New Caledonia Village5 - 341 km
Huneté New Caledonia Village5 - 345 km
Ouinne New Caledonia Village5 - 355 km
Yawisaghuwi Vanuatu Village5 - 356 km
Ifo Vanuatu Village5 - 359 km
Plum New Caledonia Village5 - 360 km
Umpon Mompu Vanuatu Village5 - 361 km
Happy Land Vanuatu Village5 - 365 km
Ipota Vanuatu Village5 - 366 km
Saint-Louis New Caledonia Village5 - 369 km
Comm. du Mont-Dore New Caledonia City - 375 km
Petit-Borindi New Caledonia Village5 - 376 km
Ngoye New Caledonia Village5 - 377 km
Dumbéa New Caledonia Village4 15000 people 378 km
Unpongkor Vanuatu Village5 - 378 km
Nouméa New Caledonia Capital 83000 people 379 km
Potnarvin Vanuatu Village5 - 379 km
Navolou Vanuatu Village5 - 384 km
Nouville New Caledonia Village5 - 385 km
Saint Roch New Caledonia Village5 - 385 km
Païta New Caledonia Village4 8600 people 387 km
Ndé New Caledonia Village5 - 393 km
Rampunalvat Vanuatu Village5 - 395 km
Nassandou New Caledonia Village5 - 399 km
Ognahu New Caledonia Village5 - 399 km
Ognat New Caledonia Village5 - 400 km
Fayaoué New Caledonia Village4 4900 people 401 km
Wadrilla New Caledonia Village5 - 402 km
Lekia New Caledonia Village5 - 404 km
Wegnec St-Joseph New Caledonia Village5 - 406 km
Téouta New Caledonia Village5 - 407 km
Mouly New Caledonia Village5 - 410 km
Tomo New Caledonia Village5 - 410 km
Bouloupari New Caledonia Village5 2100 people 420 km
Oua Tom New Caledonia Village5 - 436 km
La Foa New Caledonia Village4 2800 people 445 km
Moindou New Caledonia Village5 <1000 people 459 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)
Mare la Roche MEE 43 Civ. Paved No 3200
Ile Des Pins Moue ILP 96 Civ. Paved No 3600
Futuna Island FTA unknown 0
Tanna Island Tanna TAH unknown 0
White Grass 6 Civ. Paved Yes 5000
Aniwa AWD unknown 0
Wanaham LIF 28 Civ. Paved No 3600
Ile Ouen IOU unknown 0
Ipota IPA unknown 0
Noumea / Magenta GEA 3 Civ. Paved Yes 4100
Dillons Bay DLY unknown 0
Ouvea Ouloup UVE 7 Civ. Paved No 3600
La Tontouta NOU 16 Civ. Paved Yes 10600

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Matthew Island New Caledonia
Hunter Island New Caledonia
Aneityum Island Vanuatu
Tadine New Caledonia
Kuto New Caledonia
Tana Island Vanuatu
We New Caledonia
Noumea NCNOU New Caledonia
Ducos NCDUS New Caledonia

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