M 6.5 in South Of Fiji Islands on 16 Sep 2018 21:11 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 1156829
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.5M
Depth: 569.97 Km
Lat/Lon: -25.4526 , 178.2198
Event Date: 16 Sep 2018 21:11 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 Sep 2018 21:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us2000hfjk Scaled population 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 earthquake 1 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 earthquake 0      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 90 | About casualties: 12 | Last hour: 0

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (110), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (3), NOAA (2),