M 5.6 in Fiji on 27 Nov 2018 02:45 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 1163437
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 568.4 Km
Lat/Lon: -17.8868 , -178.5701
Event Date: 27 Nov 2018 02:45 UTC
Exposed Population: About 6000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 27 Nov 2018 03:02 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Fiji)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000hwwp Scaled population 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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5.6 magnitude earthquake recorded in Lau regionTue, 27 Nov 2018 06:37:00 +0100.

The map showing the epicentre of the 5.6 magnitude earthquake that was recorded in the Lau region on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Picture: SUPPLIED. A 5.6 MAGNITUDE offshore earthquake was recorded in the Lau region this afternoon. The eart

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (33), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),