M 5.7 in Fiji on 26 Sep 2018 00:37 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 1157549
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 577.8 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.0647 , -178.0437
Event Date: 26 Sep 2018 00:37 UTC
Exposed Population: About 1000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 26 Sep 2018 00:57 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Fiji)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000hk13 Scaled population 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

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Fijians safe from tsunami that hit IndonesiaSat, 29 Sep 2018 18:46:00 +0200.

Residents stand in front of a damaged shopping mall after an earthquake hit Palu, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia September 29, 2018. Antara Foto/Rolex Malaha via REUTERS. FIJIANS living in Indonesia are safe, says the Fiji mission in Indonesia
Haiti: Weathering the storm: powerful lessons from the CaribbeanTue, 25 Sep 2018 06:34:00 +0200.

Florence, Joyce, Mangkhut and Olivia. From the Atlantic to the Pacific, raging tropical storms continue to threaten the wellbeing of millions around the world. The death and destruction caused by tropical storms are a stark reminder of coas
Tsunami drill organised for agencies in Nasese red zoneTue, 25 Sep 2018 05:34:00 +0200.

THE second tsunami drill was conducted today in collaboration with seven agencies located along the Nasese peninsula in Suva, an area labelled the red zone. The drill took place at around 11am where about 2000 employees of the various agenc

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (34), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),