M 5.6 in Wallis and Futuna on 06 Jun 2021 18:24 UTC
EQ parameters

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 421.81 Km
Lat/Lon: -15.8822 , -177.3478
Event Date: 06 Jun 2021 18:24 UTC
06 Jun 2021 06:24 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us7000eaib
Inserted at: 06 Jun 2021 18:38 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Wallis & Futuna)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000eaib Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1379219 0 06 Jun 2021 18:24 5.6M, 421.81km N/A No people affected (in 100km) 00:13 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Wallis and Futuna , of Wallis & Futuna (population 14,000) .

Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Wallis & Futuna Wallis and Futuna 14000 people
Fiji Fiji 750000 people
Tonga Tonga 98000 people

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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