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Mw 6 Earthquake, White alert in Fiji Islands Region on 18 Apr 2017 17:11 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Summary

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This earthquake is expected to have a no humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 6M, Depth:626.1km
  • on 18 Apr 2017 17:11 UTC
  • About 2168 people within 100km
  • inserted at 18 Apr 2017 17:36:04

Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 6 M
  • Depth: 626.1 km (very deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us10008iph
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -18.0517, -178.397
  • Time (UTC): 18 Apr 2017 17:11:47
  • Time (ECT): 18 Apr 2017 19:11:47

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened off shore.

Population

Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km 2500 people
75 km 2100 people
50 km 1400 people
20 km <1000 people
10 km <1000 people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected provinces

Affected Populated Places

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Event time line

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event calculation detail

Event calculation detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
 
Episode 1164464
0 realtime 2017-04-18 19:36:09 2 thousand Few people affected 1.31 0
  Earthquake 182359
0 realtime 2017-04-18 19:36:09 2 thousand Few people affected 1.31 0
 
 
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IDAlert Color Date (UTC)Mag. and depthMax Intensity (mmi*)Pop. within 100 kmTsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1164464

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
Episode 1164464
0 realtime 2017-04-18 19:36:09 2 thousand 1.31 0
  Earthquake 182359
0 realtime 2017-04-18 19:36:09 2 thousand Few people affected 1.31 0
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18 Apr 2017 17:11 6M, 626.1km 2.07 2 thousand 00:24 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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