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M 4.5 in Fiji Islands Region on 17 Jul 2017 12:08 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: 4.5M
  • Depth: 590.85 Km
  • Event Date: 17 Jul 2017 12:08 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 2561 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 17 Jul 2017 12:28 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us20009wx1 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 1965 | About casualties: 147 | Last hour: 0

Russia earthquake no threat to Fiji
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 02:49:00 +0200   fijitimes (en)

Update: 12:33PM A 7.3 MAGNITUDE earthquake occurred at 11:34am this morning 694km south east from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia. The offshore earthquake occurred with a shallow depth of 10km. The earthquake's source location was 694km south east from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia, 4523km....

People and organisations:

Fiji Met well resourced: Kong
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 06:19:00 +0200   pina (en)

The Fiji Meteorological Services is well resourced to receive national disaster information, according to the International Tsunami Information Centre. ITIC Director, Laura Kong, says Fiji should continue to further develop its meteorological service to ensure the safety of the public during earthquakes and tsunami.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (64), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),

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