M 5.9 in Kermadec Islands, New Zealand on 07 Jul 2018 21:33 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

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: 5.9M
Depth: 34.46 Km
Lat/Lon: -30.6134 , -178.0234
Event Date: 07 Jul 2018 21:33 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000fzb7
Inserted at: 07 Jul 2018 21:54 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000fzb7 Scaled population 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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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1218369 0 07 Jul 2018 21:33 6.5M, 21km N/A No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:13 PTWC
1218371 0 07 Jul 2018 21:33 6.5M, 21km N/A No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:15 NTWC    
1218372 0.01 07 Jul 2018 21:33 5.9M, 34.46km 3.18 No people affected 00:20 NEIC
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1218372 -30.613/-178.023 5.9 34.46 3.03 07 Jul 2018 21:59 00:25 (new episode)
2 0 1218372 -30.613/-178.023 5.9 34.46 3.18 07 Jul 2018 23:40 02:07 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces



Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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