M 5.6 in Vanuatu on 15 Jan 2023 12:04 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 1354410
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 29.099 Km
Lat/Lon: -14.9531 , 166.8895
Event Date: 15 Jan 2023 12:04 UTC
15 Jan 2023 23:04 Local
Exposed Population: 10 thousand in MMI&>=V
Inserted at: 16 Jan 2023 06:15 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
6.1 (Vanuatu)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000j4ij Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),