M 6 in South Of Fiji Islands on 23 Apr 2019 14:20 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 1177484
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 385.55 Km
Lat/Lon: -24.7253 , -178.7502
Event Date: 23 Apr 2019 14:20 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 23 Apr 2019 17:57 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70003an0 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 41 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

'Time to be prepared' - South Island's Alpine Fault communities briefe ... Sat, 27 Apr 2019 09:49:00 +0200.

Teams from Civil Defence and GNS scientists are visiting 12 locations around the South Island, many of which could be cut off for weeks, if not longer, in the event of a major rupture. Murchison resident Adrienne Cooper experienced the aft
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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in AsiaFri, 26 Apr 2019 08:14:00 +0200.

In this April 23, 2019, file photo, a new type 094A Jin-class nuclear submarine Long March 10 of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy participates in a naval parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of China's P
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Large seismic rupture spreading, triggering more earthquakes 24 minute ... Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:04:00 +0200.

A massive seismic event underway off the east coast is spreading south and is likely the force behind several large earthquakes which shook New Zealand this week. Earlier this month, GNS Science confirmed one of the largest "slow-slips" eve
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'The equivalent of a magnitude 7.0': Slow-slip rupture spreads south a ... Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:53:00 +0200.

A month-long "slow slip" event off Gisborne and Mahia is now the equivalent of a magnitude 7.0 earthquake and has spread to Hawke's Bay. GNS Science Geophysicist Laura Wallace said this slow-slip event was now as large as the biggest previo
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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 (34), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),