M 5.5 in Vanuatu on 22 Jul 2021 02:24 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 1278191
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: -14.9034 , 166.9396
Event Date: 22 Jul 2021 02:24 UTC
22 Jul 2021 13:24 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
About 56000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Jul 2021 02:47 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
6.1 (Vanuatu)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000exum Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.12  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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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: EC-JRC (50), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),