M 6 in South Of Fiji Islands on 21 Oct 2021 08:10 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 1291354
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 497.22 Km
Lat/Lon: -25.2396 , 179.644
Event Date: 21 Oct 2021 08:10 UTC
21 Oct 2021 20:10 Local
Exposed Population:
No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 21 Oct 2021 08:32 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000fwd5 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.
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

Articles: 94 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

Seal 'pup' surfaces in New Taipei after magnitude 6.5 quake2021-10-25T07:01+0200.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) A seal "pup" was spotted in a New Taipei City harbor on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 24), shortly after a powerful earthquake struck northeast Taiwan. At 1:11 p.m. on Sunday, a magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck 22.7 kilometers
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Aftershocks likely after biggest quake to hit Taiwan's subduction zone ... 2021-10-25T05:01+0200.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) After the strongest earthquake recorded in a subduction zone in nearly 50 years struck on Sunday (Oct. 24), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) warned that aftershocks of magnitude 4 or higher could occur over the coming t
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Topic #Earthquake2021-10-24T18:02+0200.

Taipei, Taiwan (CNN) — A 6.5-magnitude quake has struck Taiwan, according to preliminary data from the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). The EMSC said the quake struck at a depth of some 60 kilometers, about 65 kilometers
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Terremoti: sisma di magnitudo 3.1 nel Tirreno meridionale2021-10-24T17:27+0200.

Roma, 24 ott 17:13 - (Agenzia Nova) - Un terremoto di magnitudo 3.1 è avvenuto nella zona del mar Tirreno meridionale ad una profondità di 282 km. Lo rende noto l'Istituto nazionale di geofisica e vulcanologia (Ingv) su Twitter.

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), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),