M 5.8 in Vanuatu on 17 Sep 2021 10:28 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 1286007
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -13.4301 , 167.4095
Event Date: 17 Sep 2021 10:28 UTC
17 Sep 2021 21:28 Local
Exposed Population: About 400 people in MMI>=V
10 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 17 Sep 2021 10:58 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.1 (Vanuatu)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fc1e Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.12  
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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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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 (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),