M 5.5 in New Caledonia on 05 Dec 2018 21:32 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can 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: -21.769 , 169.7314
Event Date: 05 Dec 2018 21:32 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 Dec 2018 21:52 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (New Caledonia)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 398 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

World: Enabling Quick Action to Save Lives: Contingency Fund for Emerg ...
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 20:31:00 +0100.

INTRODUCTION. The Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE) has been a gamechanger for WHO. It allows WHO to respond rapidly to disease outbreaks and health emergencies - often in 24 hours or less. This saves lives and helps prevent unnecessar
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High cost keeps down earthquake insurance coverage in Alaska
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 17:28:00 +0100.

Alaska has plenty of earthquakes but that doesn't translate into buying earthquake insurance. The Anchorage Daily News reports the high cost of earthquake insurance contributes to low coverage of Alaska homes. State Division of Insurance di
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High cost keeps down earthquake insurance coverage in Alaska
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 17:09:00 +0100.

Alaska has plenty of earthquakes but that doesn't translate into buying earthquake insurance. The Anchorage Daily News reports the high cost of earthquake insurance contributes to low coverage of Alaska homes. State Division of Insurance di
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High cost keeps down earthquake insurance coverage in Alaska
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 17:08:00 +0100.

Alaska has plenty of earthquakes but that doesn't translate into buying earthquake insurance. The Anchorage Daily News reports the high cost of earthquake insurance contributes to low coverage of Alaska homes. State Division of Insurance di
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),