M 5 in Vanuatu on 04 May 2021 13:33 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 1267463
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.0M
Depth: 8.75 Km
Lat/Lon: -17.6617 , 167.964
Event Date: 04 May 2021 13:33 UTC
05 May 2021 00:33 Local
Exposed Population:
About 85000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 04 May 2021 13:50 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.1 (Vanuatu)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000dzzu Scaled population (vector) 5.18  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.12  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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

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A magnitude 5.3 earthquake near Norsup, Malampa Province, Vanuatu, was reported only 18 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwid
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Moderate 4.2 quake hits near Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanist ... Thu, 06 May 2021 15:38:00 +0200.

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake near Norsup, Malampa Province, Vanuatu, was reported only 18 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwid
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Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes near Norsup, Malampa Province, Vanuat ... Thu, 06 May 2021 15:07:00 +0200.

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake near Norsup, Malampa Province, Vanuatu, was reported only 18 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwid
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Significant earthquake of magnitude 5.2 just reported 98 km northeast ... Wed, 05 May 2021 18:25:00 +0200.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred only 18 minutes ago 98 km northeast of Luganville, Vanuatu, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported. The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Luganville,
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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),