M 4.5 in Vanuatu on 31 Oct 2021 15:35 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 1293429
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 37.36 Km
Lat/Lon: -15.2611 , 167.4797
Event Date: 31 Oct 2021 15:35 UTC
01 Nov 2021 02:35 Local
Exposed Population:
100 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 31 Oct 2021 16:04 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
6.1 (Vanuatu)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fqab Scaled population (vector) 4.98  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.12  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. 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 (42), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),