M 4.5 in Fiji Islands Region on 14 Nov 2017 07:56 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 557.92 Km
Lat/Lon: -21.5112 , -178.7773
Event Date: 14 Nov 2017 07:56 UTC
Exposed Population: About 900 people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 Nov 2017 08:17 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()
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Latest media headlines

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