M 5.6 in Vanuatu on 07 May 2018 08:08 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: -20.8205 , 172.2663
Event Date: 07 May 2018 08:08 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 07 May 2018 08:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (VUT)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 1 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Japan looks to team up with island nations on Indo-Pacific strategy
Wed, 09 May 2018 05:23:00 +0200.

At an upcoming summit meeting, Japan will take steps to beef up collaboration with Pacific island nations in an effort to promote the free and open Indo-Pacific strategy advocated by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. At the eighth Pacific Islands
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Japan looks to team up with island nations on Indo-Pacific strategy
Sun, 06 May 2018 13:27:00 +0200.

At an upcoming summit meeting, Japan will take steps to beef up collaboration with Pacific island nations in an effort to promote the free and open Indo-Pacific strategy advocated by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. At the eighth Pacific Islands
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),