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Mw 6.1 Earthquake, White alert in South Of Fiji Islands on 17 Jun 2017 22:26 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Summary

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This earthquake is expected to have a no humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 6.1M, Depth:518.19km
  • on 17 Jun 2017 22:26 UTC
  • No people within 100km
  • inserted at 17 Jun 2017 22:44:09

Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 6.1 M
  • Depth: 518.19 km (very deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us20009nc2
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -24.1049, 179.5909
  • Time (UTC): 17 Jun 2017 22:26:02
  • Time (ECT): 18 Jun 2017 00:26:02

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened off shore.

Population

Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected provinces

Affected Populated Places

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Critical infrastructure

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

Event time line

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event calculation detail

Event calculation detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
 
 
Episode 1171085
0 realtime 2017-06-18 00:44:29 No people affected No people affected 1.31 0
  Earthquake 188897
0 realtime 2017-06-18 00:44:28 No people affected No people affected 1.31 0
 
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IDAlert Color Date (UTC)Mag. and depthMax Intensity (mmi*)Pop. within 100 kmTsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1171085

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
Episode 1171085
0 realtime 2017-06-18 00:44:29 No people affected 1.31 0
  Earthquake 188897
0 realtime 2017-06-18 00:44:28 No people affected No people affected 1.31 0
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17 Jun 2017 22:26 6.1M, 518.19km N/A No people affected 00:18 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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