M 5.5 in New Caledonia on 08 Jul 2018 01:08 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: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -21.3075 , 168.4069
Event Date: 08 Jul 2018 01:08 UTC
Exposed Population: About 5000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000fzfw
Inserted at: 08 Jul 2018 01:26 UTC

Gdacs Score

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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in New Caledonia ,of New Caledonia (population 178,000) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1218397 -21.308/168.407 5.5 10 4.36 08 Jul 2018 01:31 00:22 (new episode)
2 0.01 1218397 -21.308/168.407 5.5 10 4.36 08 Jul 2018 03:15 02:07 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
New Caledonia New Caledonia 4800 people
New Caledonia New Caledonia 10000 people

Affected populated places

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Hnadid New Caledonia Village5 - 37 km
Tawaïnèdre New Caledonia Village5 - 40 km
Kurine New Caledonia Village5 - 43 km
Ménaku New Caledonia Village5 - 48 km
Miramas New Caledonia Village5 - 49 km
Thogone New Caledonia Village5 - 53 km
New Caledonia Village5 - 58 km
Médu New Caledonia Village5 - 58 km
Wabao New Caledonia Village5 - 58 km
Eni New Caledonia Village5 - 59 km
Tadine New Caledonia Village4 7400 people 61 km
Nécé New Caledonia Village5 - 62 km
Xode New Caledonia Village5 - 108 km
Mou New Caledonia Village5 - 108 km
Inagod New Caledonia Village5 - 113 km
Wiwatoul New Caledonia Village5 - 113 km
Dosip New Caledonia Village5 - 119 km
Hmélek New Caledonia Village5 - 121 km
Thuahaïk New Caledonia Village5 - 122 km
Kédeigne New Caledonia Village5 - 128 km
New Caledonia Village4 10000 people 128 km
Havila New Caledonia Village5 - 128 km
Nathalo New Caledonia Village5 - 134 km
Tingeting New Caledonia Village5 - 135 km
Nang New Caledonia Village5 - 135 km
Chépénéhé New Caledonia Village5 - 144 km
Douéoulou New Caledonia Village5 - 145 km
Doking New Caledonia Village5 - 146 km
Huneté New Caledonia Village5 - 150 km
Wapan New Caledonia Village5 - 172 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Mare la Roche MEE 43 Civ. Paved No 3200
Wanaham LIF 28 Civ. Paved No 3600
Ile Des Pins Moue ILP 96 Civ. Paved No 3600

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Tadine New Caledonia
We New Caledonia

More information

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