M 5.7 in Vanuatu Islands on 10 May 2022 13:18 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 1322022
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -17.2148 , 167.6145
Event Date: 10 May 2022 13:18 UTC
11 May 2022 00:18 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
90 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 10 May 2022 13:49 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000h8bc Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 4 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.8 just reported 100 km northeast of ... 2022-05-12T08:19+0200.

An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred only 23 minutes ago 100 km northeast of Port-Olry, Vanuatu, the United States Geological Survey reported. The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Port-Olry, Sanma Province
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Moderate yet deep earthquake of magnitude 5.5 just reported 37 km nort ... 2022-05-11T16:48+0200.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred early morning on Thursday, May 12th, 2022, at 1:20 am local time near Santo, Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, as reported by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ). According to prelimin
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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Coral Sea, 49 km northeast of Santo, Lu ... 2022-05-11T16:48+0200.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred early morning on Thursday, May 12th, 2022, at 1:20 am local time near Santo, Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, as reported by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ). According to prelimin
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Significant earthquake of magnitude 5.5 just reported 83 km northwest ... 2022-05-10T16:01+0200.

Vanuatu was shaken near Port Vila, Shefa Province, by an earthquake of magnitude 5.5 only 18 minutes ago, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported. The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Port V
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (2), INFORM (1),