M 4.6 in Vanuatu on 20 May 2019 07:34 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 1180058
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.1965 , 167.7434
Event Date: 20 May 2019 07:34 UTC
20 May 2019 18:34 Local
Exposed Population: About 72000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 May 2019 19:51 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.1 (Vanuatu)

GDACS Score

For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70003nn6 Scaled population (vector) 3.92  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.12  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
Analytical products
Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 1 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Pacific regionTue, 21 May 2019 05:09:00 +0200.

Natural disasters ranging from cyclones to floods, droughts and earthquakes frequently occur in the Pacific region. The pacific island countries (including Papua New Guinea, Fiji Islands, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands and Vanuatu) rank amon
...(more)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (35), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),