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M 5.7 in South Indian Ocean on 16 Apr 2017 09:44 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 16 Apr 2017 09:44 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 16 Apr 2017 10:03 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: us10008i34 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 112 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Earthquake hits South Pacific
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 05:45:00 +0200   news_com_au (en)

AN EARTHQUAKE with a magnitude of 5.7 has struck northwest of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, the US Geological Survey says. The quake was initially reported with a magnitude of 6.0, but was later downgraded by the USGS. It was recorded at a depth of 20km and was located around 250km northwest of Vanuatu’s Santo island, the USGS said.

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FLASH: M6.0 EARTHQUAKE JOLTS NORTHWEST OF VANUATU IN SOUTH PACIFIC - USGS
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 05:41:00 +0200   xinhuanet_en (en)

. FLASH: M6.0 EARTHQUAKE JOLTS NORTHWEST OF VANUATU IN SOUTH PACIFIC - USGS.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (64), OCHA (1), USGS (6), (1), INFORM (1),

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