M 4.9 in Vanuatu on 11 Jan 2018 22:06 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 56.08 km
Lat/Lon: -20.1034 , 169.132
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 : 6.1 (VUT)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 152 | About casualties: 6 | Last hour: 0

У Соломоновых островов произошло землетрясение магнитудой 5,9
Sun, 14 Jan 2018 00:20:00 +0100.

Информации о жертвах и разрушениях не поступало; угроза цунами не объявлялась. Землетрясение магнитудой 5,9 произошло в субботу у побережья Соломоновых островов, сообщает Геологическая служба США (USGS). Толчки были зафиксированы в 11.24 по
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'Wrong button': Human error responsible for terrifying false missile a ...
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 22:29:00 +0100.

Alerts advising Hawaiians to seek immediate shelter from an incoming ballistic missile were sent in error when someone "pushed the wrong button", officials say. Shortly after 8am on Saturday (early Sunday morning NZ time), several alarmed H
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Hawaii officials mistakenly warn of inbound missile
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 20:19:00 +0100.

A Hawaii Civil Defense Warning device, which sounds an alert siren during natural disasters, is seen in Honolulu in November 2017. A report that month said nearly 93 percent of the state's sirens worked properly. ( BY STAFF AND WIRE REPORT
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A Final Word on Tuesday’s Tsunami Threat
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 17:16:00 +0100.

Under extremely short notice on Tuesday night, the City Emergency Management Organization, CEMO, opened shelters to residents looking to secure themselves and their families against the approaching tsunami threat. This followed the seven po
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),