M 5.6 in Kermadec Islands Region on 12 May 2017 00:46 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -27.7199 , -176.5693
Event Date: 12 May 2017 00:46 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us10008rri
Inserted at: 12 May 2017 02:42 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 ()

Gdacs Score

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1167505 0 12 May 2017 00:46 5.8M, 10km 3.08 No people affected 00:25 NEIC
1167508 0 12 May 2017 00:46 5.6M, 10km 2.99 No people affected 01:55 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened off shore.

Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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