M 4.9 in Fiji on 21 Nov 2021 22:11 UTC
EQ parameters

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: 4.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -16.8509 , 175.3562
Event Date: 21 Nov 2021 22:11 UTC
22 Nov 2021 10:11 Local
Exposed Population:
No people affected in 100km
Source: NEIC us7000fw18
Inserted at: 22 Nov 2021 01:30 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score
1.1 (Fiji)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fw18 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
1411256 0 21 Nov 2021 22:11 5M, 10km N/A No people affected (in 100km) 00:33 NEIC
1411269 0 21 Nov 2021 22:11 4.9M, 10km N/A No people affected (in 100km) 03:20 NEIC
1411270 0 21 Nov 2021 22:11 4.9M, 10km N/A No people affected (in 100km) 03:19 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 no people
75 km no 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 760000 people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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