M 6.8 in Fiji on 19 Aug 2018 04:28 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 1154255
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.8M
Depth: 422.93 Km
Lat/Lon: -16.9533 , -178.0278
Event Date: 19 Aug 2018 04:28 UTC
Exposed Population: About 100 people within 100km
Inserted at: 19 Aug 2018 04:47 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Fiji)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us1000gcwt Scaled population 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (108), (4), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (3), USGS (4), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),