GDACS Alert based on "Shakemap" alerting model
This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6Depth: 10 KmEvent Date UTC: 14 Nov 2017 18:44Exposed population in MMI>=7: 0
Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.
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Earthquake Event Impact Details
The earthquake happened off shore, near Niue, of Niue (population 2,000). The distance to the nearest coast is 184km.
The distance to the nearest coast isThe earthquake occurred more than 100km from land and is unlikely to affect vulnerable infrastructure directly. Population Population in major intensity Intensity Population no people no people
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