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

Summary

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This earthquake can 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 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: us10008iph (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 72 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

5.3 mag earthquake registered in Fiji waters
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 06:21:00 +0200   fijitimes (en)

Update: 3:54PM AN earthquake occurred early this morning in Fiji waters measuring 5.3 local magnitude. The earthquake was registered at 114km West from Tubou, Lakeba in Lau; 170km East-Southeast from Nausori and 179km East-Southeast from Suva. It occurred at a depth of 632km.

People and organisations:

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (68), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1),

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