M 4.8 in Vanuatu on 28 Feb 2021 21:23 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 1257925
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -22.8853 , 172.3525
Event Date: 28 Feb 2021 21:23 UTC
01 Mar 2021 08:23 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 28 Feb 2021 21:36 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Vanuatu)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000deen Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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Alerta de tsunami en Nueva Zelanda, Islas Cook, Guam y Hawai tras un t ... Thu, 04 Mar 2021 21:15:00 +0100.

Las autoridades de Nueva Zelanda han emitido este jueves dos alertas de tsunami tras una serie de terremotos. La primera, que horas después quedó retirada, se activó tras producirse un terremoto de magnitud 7,3 en la escala de Ritcher frent
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Alerta de tsunami tras sismo de 7,3 en Nueva ZelandaThu, 04 Mar 2021 21:11:00 +0100.

SÍDNEY.-Un terremoto de magnitud 7,3 golpeó la madrugada del viernes las aguas al noreste de Nueva Zelanda, lo que produjo una alerta de tsunami , sin que inicialmente se hayan registrado daños materiales o víctimas. El Servicio Geológico d
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Another major quake triggers fresh tsunami warningThu, 04 Mar 2021 21:09:00 +0100.

A fresh tsunami advisory for the Pacific region, following a second major quake hitting off New Zealand's Kermadec Islands. A magnitude 8 earthquake struck around 8.28am NZ time at a depth of 10 km, triggering an alert for parts of New Zeal
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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 (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),