M 4.6 in Fiji Islands Region on 20 Mar 2017 03:34 UTC

Event 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: 604.72 km
Lat/Lon: -18.0902 , -178.0059
Event Date: 20 Mar 2017 03:34 UTC
Exposed Population: About 1000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 Mar 2017 04:06 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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