M 6.1 in Wallis and Futuna on 18 Feb 2021 15:30 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 1256537
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 7.7 Km
Lat/Lon: -14.8328 , -176.7381
Event Date: 18 Feb 2021 15:30 UTC
18 Feb 2021 03:30 Local
Exposed Population: Few people within 100km in MMI>=IV
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 19 Feb 2021 17:47 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Wallis & Futuna)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000dip3 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Wallis and Futuna: Magnitude-5.0 earthquake strikes offshore of Wallis ... Fri, 19 Feb 2021 06:14:00 +0100.

Event. A magnitude-5.0 earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean between Wallis and Futuna islands around 1610 Feb. 19. The epicenter was about 119 km (74 miles) south-southwest of Matu-Utu, Wallis and Futuna. The quake struck at a depth of 10

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),