M 5.5 in South Of Fiji Islands on 31 Jan 2019 14:33 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 1169379
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 507.86 Km
Lat/Lon: -24.3041 , -179.793
Event Date: 31 Jan 2019 14:33 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 31 Jan 2019 14:48 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000jb9t Scaled population 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 25 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

2-day disaster management exercise to be held in RajasthanMon, 04 Feb 2019 13:58:00 +0100.

A two-day joint humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) exercise "Rahat" will be held in Rajasthan's Jaipur, and Kota cities to improve coordination between agencies in responding to natural disasters like earthquakes, an said
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Island focus: Tsunami fears keep residents in hillsSun, 03 Feb 2019 23:35:00 +0100.

A string of strong earthquakes that hit Mentawai Islands regency, West Sumatra, on Saturday evening, triggered panic among residents who rushed to higher ground to avoid a potential tsunami. Haunted by a tsunami that devastated the regency
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Fish triggers earthquake panic in JapanSun, 03 Feb 2019 13:34:00 +0100.

There are palpable fears in Japan of an imminent earthquake following the recent sightings of a rare serpent-like sea creature which in Japanese tradition is thought to be a harbinger of natural disasters. The serpent-like sea creature. “Th
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Haunted by past, Mentawai Islands residents play it safe, flee from ho ... Sun, 03 Feb 2019 10:21:00 +0100.

A string of strong earthquakes that hit Mentawai Islands regency, West Sumatra, on Saturday evening has caused a panic among residents who have rushed to higher ground to avoid a potential tsunami. Haunted by a tsunami that devastated the r
...(more)

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), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),