M 6 in Fiji on 18 Jan 2016 18:24 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a no humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 14.81 km
Lat/Lon: -21.4706 , 176.2113
Event Date: 18 Jan 2016 18:24 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 18 Jan 2016 18:42 UTC

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Latest media headlines

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The 'very real' tsunami threat to millions that could strike west coast US ... Fri, 22 Jan 2016 17:45:00 +0100. GETTY Jon Austin Scientists say the risk of a west coast tsunami is very real The tsunami, which could hit populated shores in just 15 minutes from a magnitude nine undersea overdue earthquake, would be caused by seismic activity in the Cas
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Tsunami Pernah Berulang di Selatan JawaFri, 22 Jan 2016 17:13:00 +0100. KOMPAS.com - Pantai selatan Pulau Jawa telah lama dicurigai para ahli pernah dilanda tsunami besar pada masa lalu, tetapi bukti tertulis tentang hal ini sangat minim. Penelitian paleotsunami terbaru mengonfirmasi adanya jejak tsunami yang b
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ONEMI informa vías de escape en Carnaval en caso de ocurrencia de algún sis ... Fri, 22 Jan 2016 17:05:00 +0100. En el contexto del Carnaval “Con la Fuerza del Sol”, el director regional de la ONEMI, Frank Schmauck, informó a la comunidad y asistentes del evento las vías de escape , en caso de la ocurrencia de algún movimiento telúrico con característ
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Terremoto en Santiago, ¿cuáles son los mitos?Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:41:00 +0100. Los mitos y suposiciones en torno a los terremotos viajan de boca en boca por estos días en Santiago de Cuba, desde que el pasado domingo comenzara a registrarse una actividad sísmica anómala a unos 40 km al suroeste de la ciudad. Por tal m
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),