M 4.5 in New Zealand on 12 Aug 2018 02:35 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 1153373
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 17.28 Km
Lat/Lon: -47.0494 , 165.4222
Event Date: 12 Aug 2018 02:35 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 12 Aug 2018 03:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (New Zealand)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000g72t Scaled population 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 73 | About casualties: 14 | Last hour: 0

MIL-OSI New Zealand: Mapping volcanic ash fall for all weathersThursda ... Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:01:00 +0200.

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC. Research funded by the Earthquake Commission (EQC) has developed a way of calculating where the ash from a volcano is most likely to fall, and its thickness, in different parts of New Zealand. Research t
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EQC mapping volcanic ash fall for all weathersThu, 16 Aug 2018 00:52:00 +0200.

Research funded by the Earthquake Commission (EQC) has developed a way of calculating where the ash from a volcano is most likely to fall, and its thickness, in different parts of New Zealand. Research team leader Dr. Simon Barker, from Vic
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MÉXICO TERREMOTO - Entregan en México casas reconstruidas tras el sism ... Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:07:00 +0200.

Unas 45 familias del estado mexicano de Oaxaca recibieron hoy sus nuevas viviendas, reconstruidas tras el terremoto del pasado 7 de septiembre que dejó graves daños estructurales y 98 muertos en el sur del país. El Fideicomiso Fuerza México
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Sea level to increase risk of deadly tsunamisWed, 15 Aug 2018 23:14:00 +0200.

Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Pixabay New research suggests sea level rise caused by manmade global warming is likely to increase the risk of devastating tsunamis. Just 12 inches of sea level, scientists at Virginia Tech found, would put coastal communi
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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 (33), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),