M 5.7 in Vanuatu on 13 Oct 2018 00:13 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 198.98 Km
Lat/Lon: -13.6783 , 167.2156
Event Date: 13 Oct 2018 00:13 UTC
Exposed Population: About 10000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 13 Oct 2018 00:53 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.1 (Vanuatu)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 13 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

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Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:24:00 +0200.

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This is what a tsunami in Sydney would look like
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:15:00 +0200.

SULAWESI’s recent tsunami is a striking reminder of the devastating, deadly effects that the sudden arrival of a large volume of water can have. Published today, our new research shows what might happen if a tsunami hit Sydney Harbour. A la
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Experts warn Sydney could be struck by a deadly tsunami from NZ earthq ...
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 04:50:00 +0200.

Sydneysiders have been warned to expect a tsunami within their lifetime, as the threat of a "dangerous" wave hitting the city is "very real". Australia's most populous city has an exposed harbour, meaning there is potential for a tsunami to
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'Could be devastating': Sydney tsunami threat 'very real'
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:10:00 +0200.

Sydneysiders need to take tsunami warnings seriously, according to new research suggesting the threat to the harbour city is very real. Research from the University of Newcastle and the Bureau of Meteorology has modelled the effects of tsun
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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),