M 4.5 in Vanuatu on 23 Feb 2021 18:16 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 1257180
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 99.76 Km
Lat/Lon: -14.9999 , 167.4348
Event Date: 23 Feb 2021 18:16 UTC
24 Feb 2021 05:16 Local
Exposed Population:
About 76000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 23 Feb 2021 19:04 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.1 (Vanuatu)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000dkgd Scaled population (vector) 4.61  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.12  
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),