M 5.5 in South Of Fiji Islands on 24 Apr 2018 21:57 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 529.99 Km
Lat/Lon: -23.9169 , 179.8337
Event Date: 24 Apr 2018 21:57 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 24 Apr 2018 22:16 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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Sat, 28 Apr 2018 19:15:00 +0200.

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Sat, 28 Apr 2018 17:36:00 +0200.

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