M 4.5 in Fiji on 31 Dec 2020 03:02 UTC
EQ parameters
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 519.09 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.088 , -177.83
Event Date: 31 Dec 2020 03:02 UTC
30 Dec 2020 15:02 Local
Exposed Population:
About 500 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000d4h1
Inserted at: 31 Dec 2020 03:22 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Fiji)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000d4h1 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1350629 0 31 Dec 2020 03:02 4.5M, 519.09km N/A Few people (in 100km) 00:20 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Fiji , of Fiji (population 755,000) .

Radius Population
100 km <1000 people
75 km <1000 people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Fiji Fiji 750000 people
Tonga Tonga 98000 people
Wallis & Futuna Wallis and Futuna 14000 people

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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