M 6.9 in Fiji on 09 Oct 2021 10:58 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 1289284
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.9M
Depth: 520.42 Km
Lat/Lon: -21.1717 , 174.5286
Event Date: 09 Oct 2021 10:58 UTC
09 Oct 2021 22:58 Local
Exposed Population:
No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 18 Oct 2021 15:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Fiji)


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  Earthquake Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us6000ft9g Scaled population (vector) 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 earthquake 1 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 earthquake 0      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 152 | About casualties: 6 | 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: EC-JRC (80), (3), NEIC (6), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (2), USGS (2), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),