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M 5.7 in Vanuatu on 17 Apr 2017 02:21 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact
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Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 5.7 M
  • Depth: 20.37 km (shallow)
  • Area affected by light damage (estimated radius): 14 km (MMI VI)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us10008i97
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -13.3869, 166.5373
  • Time (UTC): 17 Apr 2017 02:21:32
  • Time (ECT): 17 Apr 2017 04:21:32

Event time line

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AlertShake
ID
ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax
mmi
Date event (UTC)Date shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1164239 -13.386900/166.537300 5.7 20.37 4.79 17 Apr 2017 02:21 17 Apr 2017 02:42 00:20
2 0 1164239 -13.386900/166.537300 5.7 20.37 4.79 17 Apr 2017 02:21 17 Apr 2017 04:23 02:01 (upd of #1)

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in unknowed a zone.

The alertlevel for this event is Green

Population

Population in major intensity
Intensity Population

Affected provinces


Affected Places

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Vipaka Vanuatu Village5 - 11 km

Critical infrastructure

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

Nearby and affected airports
Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Torres TOH unknown 0



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