M 5.8 in Vanuatu Islands on 10 May 2019 08:44 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 1179070
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 111.01 Km
Lat/Lon: -19.7507 , 169.0856
Event Date: 10 May 2019 08:44 UTC
Exposed Population: About 34000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 11 May 2019 08:47 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.1 (Vanuatu)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70003j7l Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.12  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Un tremblement de terre ressenti à plusieurs endroits de CalédonieFri, 10 May 2019 16:23:00 +0200.

A lire les internautes, il a été ressenti à Lifou, Maré, Ouvéa, Païta, Dumbéa, le Mont-Dore, Nouméa, Touho, Koumac ou encore Thio: un tremblement de terre s’est produit dans le Sud du Vanuatu ce vendredi soir, vers 19h45. Magnitude Sa magni
...(more)
Un tremblement de terre ressenti à plusieurs endroits de CalédonieFri, 10 May 2019 14:16:00 +0200.

A lire les internautes, il a été ressenti à Lifou, Maré, Ouvéa, Païta, Dumbéa, le Mont-Dore, Nouméa, Touho, Koumac ou encore Thio: un tremblement de terre s’est produit dans le Sud du Vanuatu ce vendredi soir, vers 19h45. Magnitude Sa magni
...(more)

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 (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),