M 5.5 in Vanuatu on 28 Jun 2018 16:47 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: 119.47 Km
Lat/Lon: -15.1393 , 167.4588
Event Date: 28 Jun 2018 16:47 UTC
Exposed Population: About 84000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 28 Jun 2018 17:07 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.1 (Vanuatu)

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