M 5.5 in Vanuatu on 22 Jul 2018 21:21 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: 99.82 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.9336 , 168.9131
Event Date: 22 Jul 2018 21:21 UTC
Exposed Population: About 36000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Jul 2018 21:37 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.1 (VUT)

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Un sismo de 5,5 se registra en Vanuatu
Mon, 23 Jul 2018 00:35:00 +0200.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),