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M 4.6 in Fiji Islands Region on 12 Oct 2017 08:20 UTC
GDACS Event Report - 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
  • 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 ()


Known identifiers for this event: us1000aqng (neicid)

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6.6 mag earthquake no threat to Fiji
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 02:44:00 +0200   fijitimes (en)

Update: 12:39PM A 6.6 MAGNITUDE earthquake occurred this morning within the South Africa region. The Seismology Unit of Fiji's Mineral Resources department reported that the seismic activity occurred at a depth of 10km at 6:53am. The location of the offshore earthquake was registered at 2371km South....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (61), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),

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