M 5.6 in Fiji Islands Region on 02 Aug 2022 21:11 UTC
EQ parameters

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 521.281 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.1158 , -178.2021
Event Date: 02 Aug 2022 21:11 UTC
03 Aug 2022 09:11 Local
Exposed Population: 3 thousand in 100km
Source: NEIC us6000i7k8
Inserted at: 02 Aug 2022 21:35 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score
1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000i7k8 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.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1456344 0 02 Aug 2022 21:11 5.6M, 521.281km 1.87 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:23 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened off shore.

Radius Population
100 km 3000 people
75 km 2200 people
50 km <1000 people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Levuka Fiji Village - 65 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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