M 4.9 in Vanuatu on 03 Nov 2020 18:17 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 1242397
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 69.45 Km
Lat/Lon: -17.9283 , 168.3836
Event Date: 03 Nov 2020 18:17 UTC
04 Nov 2020 05:17 Local
Exposed Population:
About 84000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 03 Nov 2020 18:47 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.1 (Vanuatu)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000c9ws Scaled population (vector) 5.4  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.12  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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

Picton op-shop visits kickstart friendly fundraiser for Vanuatu villag ... Thu, 05 Nov 2020 18:43:00 +0100.

Jimmy Putuel had a dream of building a safer home for his family and of helping the locals in his village in Vanuatu. Little did he know, a trip to a Picton op-shop would set the wheels in motion for that dream to come true. Putuel used to

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: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),