M 4.6 in Fiji on 22 Nov 2021 02:45 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: 4.6M
Depth: 520 Km
Lat/Lon: -17.8989 , -178.5272
Event Date: 22 Nov 2021 02:45 UTC
22 Nov 2021 15:45 Local
Exposed Population:
6 thousand in 100km
Source: NEIC us7000fw34
Inserted at: 22 Nov 2021 03:22 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score
1.1 (Fiji)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fw34 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
1411294 0 22 Nov 2021 02:45 4.6M, 520km N/A 6 thousand (in 100km) 00:37 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) . The nearest places are Tuvutha, Levuka, and Liku.

Radius Population
100 km 6200 people
75 km 2000 people
50 km 1300 people
20 km <1000 people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Fiji Fiji 760000 people
Wallis & Futuna Wallis and Futuna 14000 people
Tonga Tonga 98000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Tuvutha Fiji Village - 39 km
Levuka Fiji Village - 47 km
Liku Fiji Village - 57 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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