M 5.6 in Vanuatu on 29 Nov 2020 09:01 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 1245572
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 109.02 Km
Lat/Lon: -14.8083 , 167.2567
Event Date: 29 Nov 2020 09:01 UTC
29 Nov 2020 20:01 Local
Exposed Population: About 87000 people in MMI>=IV
About 67000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Nov 2020 15:24 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.1 (Vanuatu)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000cktq Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.12  
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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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: JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),