M 4.5 in Samoa on 19 Jun 2017 13:51 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 24.8 Km
Lat/Lon: -15.2806 , -173.4043
Event Date: 19 Jun 2017 13:51 UTC
Exposed Population: About 1000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 19 Jun 2017 15:11 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (WSM)

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Latest media headlines

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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 (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),