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M 4.6 in Fiji Islands Region on 20 Apr 2017 09:52 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


This earthquake can have a no humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
  • Depth: 492.22 Km
  • Event Date: 20 Apr 2017 09:52 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 20 Apr 2017 10:42 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()


Known identifiers for this event: us10008j7h (neicid)

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5.3 mag earthquake registered in Fiji waters

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 06:21:00 +0200fijitimes (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.

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

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