M 5.7 in New Caledonia on 21 Jan 2019 01:36 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1168508
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -21.8596 , 169.1195
Event Date: 21 Jan 2019 01:36 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 21 Jan 2019 01:54 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (New Caledonia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000j6qr Scaled population (vector) 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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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 66 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Extreme weather events affected 60m people in 2018 - UNISDRFri, 25 Jan 2019 00:45:00 +0100.

GENEVA, 24 January, 2019 Earthquakes and tsunamis accounted for the majority of the 10,373 lives lost in disasters last year while extreme weather events accounted for most of 61.7 million people affected by natural hazards, according to an
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61 million people affected by extreme weather events in 2018: UN repor ... Thu, 24 Jan 2019 23:17:00 +0100.

GENEVA, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Earthquakes and tsunamis accounted for most of the 10,373 lives lost in disasters last year, while extreme weather events accounted for most of 61.7 million people affected by natural hazards, the UN Office for D
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World: 2018:Extreme weather events affected 60m peopleThu, 24 Jan 2019 21:16:00 +0100.

GENEVA, 24 January, 2019 – Earthquakes and tsunamis accounted for the majority of the 10,373 lives lost in disasters last year while extreme weather events accounted for most of 61.7 million people affected by natural hazards, according to
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Wayne HayThu, 24 Jan 2019 19:41:00 +0100.

. "Wayne Hay has been covering the Asia/Pacific region since 2001, first with Television New Zealand before joining Al Jazeera English in 2006. In his role at Al Jazeera, he has travelled the region extensively, reporting on everything from
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),