M 5.8 in Fiji on 21 Sep 2018 03:40 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 638.83 Km
Lat/Lon: -17.9324 , 179.982
Event Date: 21 Sep 2018 03:40 UTC
Exposed Population: About 8000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 21 Sep 2018 04:00 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.4 (FJI)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

ADVISORY: NDMO to conduct tsunami drill in Nasese
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:22:00 +0200.

MEMBERS of the public have been advised that the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) will be conducting a tsunami drill along the Nasese corridor on Tuesday, September 25. According to a statement from Government, the drill will be c
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World: Eighth Pacific Tsunami Drill set for September to November 2018
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:56:00 +0200.

Over 40 countries around the Pacific Rim will participate in a mock tsunami scenario from September to November 2018. The purpose of this exercise is to test country tsunami decision-making procedures and communication systems and processes
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México participará en un simulacro de tsunami junto con 40 países del ...
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 20:49:00 +0200.

Más de 40 países ribereños del Pacífico, incluido México, participarán en un simulacro de tsunami entre este mes de septiembre y noviembre para poner a prueba sus procedimientos de toma de decisiones y sistemas de comunicación en caso de un
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Panamá participará en simulacro de tsunami
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:26:00 +0200.

Más de 40 países ribereños del Pacífico, entre ellos Panamá, participarán en un simulacro de tsunami de septiembre a noviembre de 2018 para poner a prueba sus procedimientos de toma de decisiones y sus sistemas de comunicación para estos ca
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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),