M 5.5 in Fiji on 06 Feb 2016 01:39 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: 10 km
Lat/Lon: -17.0008 , 174.9465
Event Date: 06 Feb 2016 01:39 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Feb 2016 02:00 UTC

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NZ may be in direct path of cycloneTue, 09 Feb 2016 23:53:00 +0100. New Zealand may be in the direct path of a cyclone still forming in the Pacific. WeatherWatch head weather analyst Philip Duncan said latest modelling showed a rapidly deepening severe tropical storm developing near Vanuatu set to unleash i
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),