M 6 in Fiji on 15 Sep 2020 04:12 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 1235459
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -15.093 , 179.9438
Event Date: 15 Sep 2020 04:12 UTC
15 Sep 2020 16:12 Local
Exposed Population: About 37000 people in MMI>=IV
About 100 people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 Sep 2020 04:17 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Fiji)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000bndc Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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

Sismo de magnitud 6.1 sacude el Pacífico al noreste de islas Fiji Hace ... Tue, 15 Sep 2020 09:11:00 +0200.

El Servicio de Alertas por Tsunami del Pacífico indicó que no se esperaba que el sismo provocara una ola destructiva y no emitió ninguna alerta. FOTO: Un sismo de magnitud 6.1 sacudió el Pacífico, al noreste de islas Fiji. (Getty Images)

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 (42), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),