M 5.5 in Kermadec Islands Region on 15 Mar 2019 17:53 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: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -27.598 , -176.2526
Event Date: 15 Mar 2019 17:53 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000jgn6
Inserted at: 15 Mar 2019 18:15 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000jgn6 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
1252338 0 15 Mar 2019 17:53 5.5M, 10km N/A No people affected 00:21 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 1252338 -27.598/-176.253 5.5 10.0 None 15 Mar 2019 18:15 00:22 (new episode)
2 0 1252338 -27.598/-176.253 5.5 10.0 None 15 Mar 2019 19:44 01:51 (upd of #1)
3 0 1252338 -27.598/-176.253 5.5 10.0 None 15 Mar 2019 19:55 02:02 (upd of #2)
4 0 1252338 -27.598/-176.253 5.5 10.0 None 16 Mar 2019 17:56 1d 00:02 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces



Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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