M 5.5 in South Of Fiji Islands on 12 Jan 2023 16:28 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 1354087
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 597.8 Km
Lat/Lon: -21.8944 , 179.6975
Event Date: 12 Jan 2023 16:28 UTC
13 Jan 2023 04:28 Local
Exposed Population:
Inserted at: 13 Jan 2023 17:50 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000j3xh Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (2), INFORM (1),