M 5.1 in Fiji on 10 Aug 2018 14:28 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1153234
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -16.1228 , 178.063
Event Date: 10 Aug 2018 14:28 UTC
Exposed Population: About 9000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 10 Aug 2018 14:55 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.4 (Fiji)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000g6d8 Scaled population (vector) 3  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.8  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 1 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

EARTHQUAKE AFTERSHOCKS CONTINUE IN PAPUA NEW GUINEASat, 11 Aug 2018 14:50:00 +0200.

SUVA, Fiji Islands (November 17, 2000 - Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation/Fiji's Daily Post/Radio Australia/PINA Nius Online)---Aftershocks have continued in Papua New Guinea after two earthquakes which caused a tsunami alert in othe
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El SHOA realiza el Programa Internacional de Entrenamiento en TsunamisThu, 09 Aug 2018 12:21:00 +0200.

Armada de Chile El SHOA realiza el Programa Internacional de Entrenamiento en Tsunamis El directot del SHOA, contraalmirante Patricio Carrasco, expone las capacidades nacionales de alerta de tsunami. Foto: Ministerio de Defensa. El Servici
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (34), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),