M 4.6 in Fiji Islands Region on 12 Oct 2017 08:20 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 498.22 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.4814 , -178.6456
Event Date: 12 Oct 2017 08:20 UTC
Exposed Population: About 3000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 12 Oct 2017 08:50 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()
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Latest media headlines

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Franck Bruno, le "catenacciu" solitaire du grand NordMon, 16 Oct 2017 08:16:00 +0200. De retour de trois mois d'expédition au Groenland, "le Cabochard" revient pour Corse-Matin sur cette aventure hors norme au pays des Inuits . Un défi polaire et solitaire qui a laissé des traces ... La face immergée de l'iceberg ... Pour Fr
Evitar la renarcotización del país y de la relación bilateral con Estados U ... Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:11:00 +0200. Los analistas hablan de que se logró “desnarcotizar” la agenda. Es cierto. Los hitos de esa “nueva agenda” son muchos. El más evidente fue la aprobación del TLC, que desnarcotizó definitivamente el acceso comercial al mercado de Estados Uni
Uraganul Ophelia, spre Irlanda. Cod ROȘU, masuri fara precedentMon, 16 Oct 2017 07:31:00 +0200. „Direcția Generală Regională a Finanțelor Publice Galați a primit bugetul de cheltuieli pe anul 2017 rectificat, iar la capitolul are alocată valoarea de 0 lei pentru trimestrul IV”, spune Eugen Ciorici, director general DGFP
Myanmar: Myanmar: Towards people-centred developmentMon, 16 Oct 2017 07:12:00 +0200. More investment in disaster counter-measures needed: Vice-President. Vice President U Henry Van Thio stressed the need to evaluate the effectiveness of Myanmar’s existing mechanisms in mitigating the impact of disasters, inviting government

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 (36), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), (1), INFORM (1),