M 5.9 in South Of Fiji Islands on 02 Jan 2018 14:57 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 578.25 km
Lat/Lon: -24.8237 , 178.4786
Event Date: 02 Jan 2018 14:57 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 02 Jan 2018 15:17 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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