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M 5.6 in Vanuatu on 08 Jul 2017 07:27 UTC
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Summary

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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
  • Event Date: 08 Jul 2017 07:27 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 08 Jul 2017 07:47 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: us10009846 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 249 | About casualties: 20 | Last hour: 0

Update: 3:49PM YESTERDAY an offshore earthquake which measured 5.6 on the Richter scale but which did not trigger a tsunami occurred at approximately 7.30pm Fiji time in Vanuatu. more...
Sun, 09 Jul 2017 05:54:00 +0200   fijitimes (en)

Update: 3:49PM YESTERDAY an offshore earthquake which measured 5.6 on the Richter scale but which did not trigger a tsunami occurred at approximately 7.30pm Fiji time in Vanuatu. According to notice automatically sent from the Seismology Unit of the Mineral Resources Department, the quake took place at 514 km SE from Lenakel, Vanuatu.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (60), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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