M 6 in Vanuatu on 22 Dec 2018 14:25 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 1166011
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 42 Km
Lat/Lon: -13.3797 , 166.714
Event Date: 22 Dec 2018 14:25 UTC
Exposed Population: About 2000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Dec 2018 17:32 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.1 (Vanuatu)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000iwat Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.12  
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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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 (38), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),