M 5.6 in Vanuatu on 15 Jan 2023 12:04 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 1354410
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 29.099 Km
Lat/Lon: -14.9531 , 166.8895
Event Date: 15 Jan 2023 12:04 UTC
15 Jan 2023 23:04 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI X
10 thousand in MMI&>=V
Inserted at: 16 Jan 2023 06:15 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
6.1 (Vanuatu)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000j4ij Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
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 (50), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),