M 5.8 in Vanuatu on 06 Nov 2019 00:39 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 1192534
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -13.7315 , 167.8097
Event Date: 06 Nov 2019 00:39 UTC
06 Nov 2019 11:39 Local
Exposed Population: About 9000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Nov 2019 00:59 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.1 (Vanuatu)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us700063sp Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.12  
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Latest media headlines

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

World: ECHO Factsheet – Pacific Region – November 2019Thu, 07 Nov 2019 14:53:00 +0100.

Introduction. Natural disasters ranging from cyclones to floods, droughts and earthquakes frequently occur in the Pacific region. The pacific island countries (including Papua New Guinea, Fiji Islands, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands, and Van
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Pacific regionWed, 06 Nov 2019 05:05:00 +0100.

Natural disasters ranging from cyclones to floods, droughts and earthquakes frequently occur in the Pacific region. The pacific island countries (including Papua New Guinea, Fiji Islands, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands, and Vanuatu) rank amo
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Fuertes terremotos sacuden el Pacífico al norte de VanuatuWed, 06 Nov 2019 03:39:00 +0100.

Fuertes terremotos sacudieron en la mañana del miércoles las aguas del Pacífico, al norte del país insular de Vanuatu, sin que se haya emitido una alerta por tsunami. EFE/Ulises Rodríguez/Archivo (Foto: EFE. Bangkok, 6 nov (EFE).- Fuertes
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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: JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),