M 4.5 in South Of Fiji Islands on 13 Jan 2021 15:08 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 1251474
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 535.89 Km
Lat/Lon: -23.515 , -179.7757
Event Date: 13 Jan 2021 15:08 UTC
13 Jan 2021 03:08 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 13 Jan 2021 22:19 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000d81h Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 231 | About casualties: 124 | Last hour: 0

Hunt for buried survivors after Indonesia quakeSat, 16 Jan 2021 23:14:00 +0100.

Sulawesi, Indonesia. Rescuers scrambled to find buried survivors on Saturday after a powerful earthquake on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island killed dozens, injured hundreds and left more feared trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings. At le
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Rescuers race to find quake survivors in SulawesiSat, 16 Jan 2021 22:41:00 +0100.

January 17, 2021 5:00 AM MAMUJU • Rescuers scrambled to find buried survivors yesterday after a powerful earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island killed dozens, injured hundreds and left more feared trapped under the rubble of collapsed bu
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Hunt on for buried survivors after Indonesian quakeSat, 16 Jan 2021 21:12:00 +0100.

AFP: Rescuers scrambled to find buried survivors yesterday after a powerful earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island killed dozens, injured hundreds and left more feared trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings. At least 45 people died
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Earthquake in Indonesia | A dozen survivors found in the rubbleSat, 16 Jan 2021 19:35:00 +0100.

(Mamuju) Indonesian rescuers on Saturday found at least a dozen survivors in the rubble on the island of Celebes, struck the day before by a strong earthquake that left dozens of dead and more than 10,000 homeless. France Media Agency. At
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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 (39), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),