M 5.6 in Fiji on 09 Feb 2018 23:59 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 609.7 Km
Lat/Lon: -21.4142 , -179.3235
Event Date: 09 Feb 2018 23:59 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 10 Feb 2018 00:22 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (FJI)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 182 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

Reports: Inmate arraigned in West Virginia hospital escape
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:09:00 +0100.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A West Virginia inmate accused of shooting at a police officer during a hospital escape is facing multiple felony counts. Media outlets report 31-year-old Bryan Lee Ogle II of Sevierville, Tennessee, was arraigned S
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False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:05:00 +0100.

Weather junkie John Grosso knew it was highly unlikely a monster wave was barreling toward the Connecticut coast. Still, when a tsunami warning appeared out of the blue on his phone Tuesday, he felt a twinge of fear. His co-workers, who got
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Massachusetts' high court: Do you know this justice?
Sun, 11 Feb 2018 23:49:00 +0100.

By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER Associated Press. BOSTON (AP) - A man's portrait has hung for years outside the chambers of the chief justice on Massachusetts' highest court. The problem? No one knows who he is. It's a mystery that has stumped offi
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Shooting on Winchester Hills Lane under investigation
Sun, 11 Feb 2018 22:54:00 +0100.

Teenager Red Gerard has won the United States' first gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics, edging Canadians Max Parrot and Mark McMorris in men's slopestyle snowboarding. More >> Teenager Red Gerard has won the United States' first gold m
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),