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M 4.9 in Vanuatu on 11 Jan 2018 22:06 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: 4.9M
  • Depth: 56.08 Km
  • Event Date: 11 Jan 2018 22:06 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 32000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 11 Jan 2018 22:33 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.1 (VUT)


Known identifiers for this event: us2000cila (neicid)

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Vanuatu: Factsheet Shelter Cluster: Pacific Region, January – December 2017
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:52:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

KEY FACTS & FIGURES. Establishment of Pacific Shelter Cluster: 2012, Fiji: 2012, Solomon Islands: 2014, Vanuatu: 2014, Tonga, Samoa, Marshall Islands: in process Recent activations: Feb 2016 TC Winston in Fiji, March 2015 TC Pam in Vanuatu. Recent national responses with regional support and number....

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

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