M 5.6 in Fiji on 24 Nov 2021 05:53 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 1298283
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -16.9403 , 175.2363
Event Date: 24 Nov 2021 05:53 UTC
24 Nov 2021 17:53 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI IV
No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 24 Nov 2021 06:14 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Fiji)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fwms 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.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Latest media headlines

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Fiji: Magnitude-5.6 offshore earthquake occurs west of Fiji at around ... 2021-11-24T08:04+0100.

Event. A magnitude-5.6 earthquake occurred west of Fiji at around 17:53 Nov. 24. The epicenter was about 247 km (153 miles) west-northwest of Lautoka. The tremor occurred at a depth of about 10 km (6 miles), and light shaking was probably f
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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: EC-JRC (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),