M 5.5 in South Of Fiji Islands on 09 Sep 2018 00:06 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 478.94 Km
Lat/Lon: -25.0191 , 179.9441
Event Date: 09 Sep 2018 00:06 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 09 Sep 2018 00:25 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 83 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

In First Wave of Rescues, 76 Cats Safe and Sound as American Humane Ru ...
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 19:04:00 +0200.

. WASHINGTON Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventy-six beautiful cats and kittens are safe and sound from nature's fury today after being evacuated from shelters in the path of monster hurricane Florence by the national American Humane Re
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Will Duke Energy’s Brunswick nuclear plant’s flood barriers stop Hurri ...
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 18:43:00 +0200.

Hurricane Florence is shaping up to be the most powerful storm to ever threaten Duke Energy’s 1970s-era Brunswick nuclear plant, a 1,200-acre energy complex sitting in the path of the monster storm. And it will be the first major test of th
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Will Duke Energy’s Brunswick nuclear plant’s flood barriers stop Hurri ...
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 18:41:00 +0200.

Hurricane Florence is shaping up to be the most powerful storm to ever threaten Duke Energy’s 1970s-era Brunswick nuclear plant, a 1,200-acre energy complex sitting in the path of the monster storm. And it will be the first major test of th
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Florence could flood hog manure pits, coal ash dumps
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 14:39:00 +0200.

In September 1999, Hurricane Floyd came ashore near Cape Fear as a Category 2 storm that dumped about 2 feet of water on a region already soaked days earlier by Hurricane Dennis. The result was the worst natural disaster in state history, a
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