M 6.4 in Vanuatu on 13 Jul 2018 09:46 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.4M
Depth: 169.16 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.9332 , 169.0224
Event Date: 13 Jul 2018 09:46 UTC
Exposed Population: About 36000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 13 Jul 2018 10:08 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.1 (VUT)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 12 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Earthquake of magnitude 6 strikes off Vanuatu in South Pacific: USGS
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:44:00 +0200.

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck north of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. There was no immediate tsunami warning or any reports of damage or ca
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Vanuatu earthquake: Magnitude 6 quake hits volcano island that worship ...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:40:00 +0200.

There was no immediate tsunami warning or any reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which hit at a depth of 73 km (47 miles) about 474 km (295 miles) north of Vanuatu’s island of Santo, the USGS said. Vanuatu sits on the so-called
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Earthquake of magnitude 6 strikes off Vanuatu in South Pacific: USGS
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:34:00 +0200.

An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck north of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. There was no immediate tsunami warning or any reports of damage or casualties from the quak
...(more)
Strong Quake Shakes Vanuatu in South Pacific
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 05:43:00 +0200.

BANGKOK – A magnitude-6.4 earthquake shook on Friday southern Vanuatu, situated in the South Pacific, although no casualties have been reported yet. The United States Geological Survey, which records seismic activities around the world, sai
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (109), (4), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (3), WMO (3), USGS (4), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),