M 5.7 in Fiji on 28 Aug 2018 13:09 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 592.48 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.0323 , -177.9457
Event Date: 28 Aug 2018 13:09 UTC
Exposed Population: About 1000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 28 Aug 2018 13:29 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (FJI)

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Thu, 30 Aug 2018 16:18:00 +0200.

NUEVA ZELANDA.- El archipiélago francés de Nueva Caledonia, Vanuatu y las islas Fiyi podrían ser azotadas por un tsunami con olas de hasta un metro tras un fuerte sismo registrado en el , advirtieron los sismólogos. Un sismo de magnitud 7
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Tsunami warning for three Pacific islands after quake
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 05:16:00 +0200.

A tsunami warning was issued for New Caledonia, Fiji and Vanuatu Wednesday after a strong earthquake in the Pacific Ocean, although seismologists said there were no immediate reports of damage. After the 7.1 magnitude quake struck off the e
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Thu, 30 Aug 2018 04:46:00 +0200.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),