M 5.5 in Vanuatu on 04 Dec 2017 01:35 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

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 of the alert score: 1.1 (Vanuatu)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000bkqv Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1189938 0 04 Dec 2017 01:35 5.5M, 10km 2.57 No people affected 00:20 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 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 1189938 -13.92/170.384 5.5 10 2.57 04 Dec 2017 01:57 00:22 (new episode)
2 0 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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