M 5.2 in Vanuatu on 08 Apr 2021 01:13 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 1263910
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.2M
Depth: 264.91 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.5113 , 169.4896
Event Date: 08 Apr 2021 01:13 UTC
08 Apr 2021 12:13 Local
Exposed Population:
About 5000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 Apr 2021 21:41 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.1 (Vanuatu)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000dzw5 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 5 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Pacific island that worshipped Prince Philip 'as God' struck by 5.2 ea ... Sat, 10 Apr 2021 14:13:00 +0200.

The 5.2 magnitude earthquake struck near the island which occurred at 3:15 pm local time. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 96 km near Isangel, Tafea Province and residents of Tanna felt minor shakes. Following the Duke's
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Pacific island that worshipped Prince Philip 'as God' struck by 5.2 ea ... Sat, 10 Apr 2021 10:26:00 +0200.

The group, based in villages on the island of Tanna in the former Anglo-French colony, revered the Duke of Edinburgh and believed him to be a reincarnation of an ancient warrior who left the island to fight a war. The heavily spiritual grou
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Pacific island that worshipped Prince Philip 'as God' struck by 5.2 ea ... Sat, 10 Apr 2021 10:11:00 +0200.

The group, based in villages on the island of Tanna in the former Anglo-French colony, revered the Duke of Edinburgh and believed him to be a reincarnation of an ancient warrior who left the island to fight a war. The Earthquake struck near
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Vanuatu: Magnitude-5.1 earthquake strikes offshore in Coral Sea near V ... Sat, 10 Apr 2021 06:59:00 +0200.

Event. A magnitude-5.1 offshore earthquake occurred near Vanuatu, at around 1515 VUT April 10. The epicenter was about 58 km (36 miles) south of Isangel. The tremor occurred at a depth of about 60 km (37 miles) and likely produced light sha
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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),