M 5.5 in Fiji on 06 Sep 2018 05:13 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 1155916
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 531.08 Km
Lat/Lon: -17.9753 , -178.5286
Event Date: 06 Sep 2018 05:13 UTC
Exposed Population: About 6000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Sep 2018 05:34 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Fiji)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000h94x Scaled population 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 72 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Islas SalomónSun, 09 Sep 2018 23:03:00 +0200.

El USGS situó el hipocentro a 53 kilómetros de profundidad bajo el lecho marino, a 128 kilómetros al suroeste de Chirovanga, y a 523 al sudeste de Honiara. Un nuevo terremoto de 6,9 grados de magnitud se ha producido en las Islas Salomón,
5.6 magnitude earthquake recorded in Ono-i-LauSun, 09 Sep 2018 10:57:00 +0200.

An earthquake occurred midday today at 12:06:25 PM, local time, 492 km SSW from Doi village, Ono-I-Lau. Picture: SUPPLIED. ANOTHER earthquake with a 5.6 magnitude was just recorded 429km South-southwest from Doi Village in Ono-I-Lau at 12.
5.5 magnitude earthquake recorded in Tonga regionSun, 09 Sep 2018 06:49:00 +0200.

An earthquake occurred this morning at 10:27:26 AM local time, 391 km S from Nuku’alofa, Tonga. Picture: SUPPLIED. A MODERATE 5.5 magnitude earthquake with shallow depth source location occurred in the Nuku’alofa region in Tonga at 10.26am
Sismos en cadena dentro del Anillo de Fuego activan alertasSat, 08 Sep 2018 00:41:00 +0200.

Las alertas se activaron por las ondas de choque sísmicas que se enviaron a través de cuatro países en la región del Anillo de Fuego, debido a que tres sismos sacudieron la región de América del Sur en menos de una hora. Las alertas se acti

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 (33), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),