M 6.2 in South Of Kermadec Islands on 18 May 2018 01:45 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.2M
Depth: 10.62 Km
Lat/Lon: -34.551 , -178.4162
Event Date: 18 May 2018 01:45 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 18 May 2018 02:04 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (New Zealand)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 26 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Small business owners already waiting for the next Budget
Tue, 22 May 2018 00:01:00 +0200.

Business owners in south Marlborough are used to waiting; waiting for quake settlements to come through, waiting for the highway to reopen, waiting for the next big one. So, less than a week after Budget 2018 was announced, they're already
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Papua New Guinea: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian S ...
Mon, 21 May 2018 12:20:00 +0200.

BANGLADESH. In the Rohingya refugee camps, during the period of 14-21 May, over 50 households and more than 150 individuals were affected by landslides and windstorms. To date, more than 21,300 refugees have been relocated from high risk lo
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Huge 5.6 magnitude earthquake hits Mexico as SIRENS blare out
Mon, 21 May 2018 07:53:00 +0200.

DS SCARE: The earthquake sparked off sirens in Mexico City The quake registered 5.6 magnitude, according to a preliminary reading by Mexico’s seismological service. It was later revised to 5.2 magnitude by the US Geological Service. Accordi
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Un séisme de magnitude 5,6 enregistré au sud du Mexique
Mon, 21 May 2018 07:34:00 +0200.

Un séisme de magnitude 5,6, dont l'épicentre se situe dans l'Etat de Guerrero (sud), a déclenché une alerte sismique dans la ville de Mexico, capitale du pays. Aucun blessé ou dégât n'est rapporté, ont informé les autorités. Selon les servi
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (109), (4), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (3), USGS (4), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),