M 5.5 in Vanuatu on 14 Nov 2020 06:42 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1243699
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 40.67 Km
Lat/Lon: -19.5938 , 168.7588
Event Date: 14 Nov 2020 06:42 UTC
14 Nov 2020 17:42 Local
Exposed Population: About 17000 people in MMI>=IV
About 35000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 Nov 2020 07:03 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.1 (Vanuatu)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000ceup Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.12  
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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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 (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),