M 5 in South Of Kermadec Islands on 11 Aug 2018 17:08 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 1153353
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.0M
Depth: 3.34 Km
Lat/Lon: -32.265 , -177.3393
Event Date: 11 Aug 2018 17:08 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 11 Aug 2018 17:24 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000g6xq Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (34), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),