M 5.7 in Vanuatu on 28 Feb 2021 20:37 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 1257922
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -22.7152 , 172.4055
Event Date: 28 Feb 2021 20:37 UTC
01 Mar 2021 07:37 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI IV
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 01 Mar 2021 16:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Vanuatu)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000deeg Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. 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

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New Zealand: Tsunami warning lifted following major earthquake off the ... Thu, 04 Mar 2021 19:47:00 +0100.

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