M 5.6 in Vanuatu on 02 Oct 2018 10:08 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -17.825 , 167.8506
Event Date: 02 Oct 2018 10:08 UTC
Exposed Population: About 71000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 02 Oct 2018 10:29 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.1 (Vanuatu)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 5 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Tsunami : un exercice d'ampleur à Wallis et Futuna le 8 octobre 2018 " ...
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 09:27:00 +0200.

Un exercice grandeur nature est prévu lundi 8 octobre 2018 à Wallis et à Futuna. Il est commandité par l’UNESCO pour tous les pays du Pacifique. Ceci fait suite au séisme de magnitude 7,5 suivi d’un tsunami ayant frappé vendredi dernier les
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Earthquake of magnitude 6 strikes off Vanuatu: USGS
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 13:07:00 +0200.

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck off Port Vila, the capital of the Pacific Ocean island nation of Vanuatu, the United States Geological Survey said on Tuesday. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties
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6.0 earthquake near the coast of Vanuatu
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 12:55:00 +0200.

The United States Geological survey said on Tuesday that an earthquake with the magnitude 6.0 on the Richter scale was felt near the coast of the island state of Vanuatu in the southwestern Pacific, east of Australia.
Earthquake of magnitude 6 strikes off Vanuatu - USGS
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 12:51:00 +0200.

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck off Port Vila, the capital of the Pacific Ocean island nation of Vanuatu, the United States Geological Survey said on Tuesday. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),