M 4.8 in Fiji on 22 Nov 2021 17:10 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 1298048
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 568.48 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.1039 , -178.3194
Event Date: 22 Nov 2021 17:10 UTC
23 Nov 2021 06:10 Local
Exposed Population:
2 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 22 Nov 2021 17:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Fiji)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fw8x Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (41), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2), USGS (2),