M 5.8 in Vanuatu on 07 Aug 2019 05:32 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 1185832
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 123.3 Km
Lat/Lon: -15.5082 , 167.7054
Event Date: 07 Aug 2019 05:32 UTC
Exposed Population: 110000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 Aug 2019 05:34 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.1 (Vanuatu)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us600051r4 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.12  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 3 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Séisme de magnitude 6 à Taïwan, une femme tuée, des bâtiments privés d ... Thu, 08 Aug 2019 11:12:00 +0200.

Plusieurs fortes secousses se sont produites ces dernières heures, de l’Asie centrale au Pacifique sud. À Taïwan, une femme a été tuée par la chute d'une armoire, et 10 000 foyers ont été privés d'électricité. de magnitude 6,0 a frappé au
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Séisme de magnitude 6,0 à Taïwan, une femme tuée, des bâtiments privés ... Thu, 08 Aug 2019 09:41:00 +0200.

Une femme de 60 ans a péri près de la capitale en raison de la chute d'une armoire, on annoncé les pompiers. Plus de 10 000 foyers de Taipei, de ses environs et de la province de Yilan ont été privés d'électricité. Une secousse de 5,8 a éga
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5.9 magnitude quake jolts VanuatuWed, 07 Aug 2019 04:19:00 +0200.

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale struck near the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Wednesday. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake occurred at 9:14 am (local time) (10:14 pm UTC Tuesday). Its
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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 (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),