M 5.5 in Fiji Islands Region on 14 Nov 2017 10:50 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: 603.53 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.1544 , -177.9864
Event Date: 14 Nov 2017 10:50 UTC
Exposed Population: About 1000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 Nov 2017 11:11 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 309 | About casualties: 24 | Last hour: 0

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Doomsday on Sunday? Astronomer dismisses conspiracy theory about Nibiru triggering apocalyptic earthquakeSat, 18 Nov 2017 10:28:00 +0100. The doomsday conspiracy theories are back and the latest reports suggest that planet Nibiru will destroy Earth on Sunday, November 19. A team of conspiracy theorists behind the site Planetxnews.com made the latest claim and said Nibiru, also called P...
Central-Coast 6 mins ago 10:35 p.m. OSU building tsunami vertical evacuation site on coastSat, 18 Nov 2017 07:46:00 +0100. NEWPORT, Ore. -- A potential mega-earthquake could shake the Pacific Northwest and send a giant wave of water to the coast. Oregon State University plans to build in the tsunami zone, but officials say its designs will actually survive the quake and ...
GE sued for Fukushima disasterSat, 18 Nov 2017 06:43:00 +0100. Japanese property owners and businesses near the Fukushima nuclear plant that melted down after a devastating 2011 tsunami filed a $500 million class-action lawsuit against General Electric for negligently designing the doomed plant. The lawsuit, fil...

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), (1), INFORM (1),