M 5.7 in New Caledonia on 08 Sep 2018 10:02 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 1156113
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -22.2209 , 170.1536
Event Date: 08 Sep 2018 10:02 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 Sep 2018 10:23 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (New Caledonia)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000haz0 Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

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NEW DELHI, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- A moderate earthquake hit India's northeastern state of Assam on Wednesday, officials said. According to Indian Meteorological Department, the quake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale occurred at 10:20 a.m. l
5.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Assam; Tremors Felt in Bihar, West Benga ... Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:36:00 +0200.

New Delhi: A 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit parts of Assam on Wednesday. Earthquake tremors were also felt in Bihar’s Kishanganj, Sahebganj and Hazaribagh on Wednesday. No damage or casualty has been reported as of now. Earthquake tremors, wh
Tremblement de terre: message de sympathie du Vietnam au JaponWed, 12 Sep 2018 06:39:00 +0200.

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Staff, students, encouraged to participate in ShakeOutWed, 12 Sep 2018 06:26:00 +0200.

Massey University is set to yet again take part in the New Zealand ShakeOut, a national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi (evacuation), next month. The University is expected to be one of hundreds of organisations to participate in the dri

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (37), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),