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M 5.5 in South Of Fiji Islands on 11 Jan 2018 17:53 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
  • Depth: 510.33 Km
  • Event Date: 11 Jan 2018 17:53 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 11 Jan 2018 18:13 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()


Known identifiers for this event: us2000ciek (neicid)

Latest media headlines

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South Florida Haitians react to Trump's derogatory remarks

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 03:07:00 +0100miamiherald (en)

. Haitian-American community leaders in Miami gathered Friday night to remember the 300,000 lives lost in the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, but they ended up responding to reports that President Donald Trump referred to their nation as a “shithole” and wanted to exclude Haitians from any special protected status.

Trump called Haiti a ‘shithole’ country — now South Florida lawmakers are not holding back

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 01:06:00 +0100miamiherald (en)

Trump denies 'shithole' comment but Illinois senator confirms the remarks. President Donald Trump denied in a tweet on Thursday that he asked during a White House meeting why he should accept immigrants from “shithole countries” rather than people from places like Norway. Sen.

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