M 6.1 in New Zealand on 30 Oct 2018 02:13 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 1160470
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 227.28 Km
Lat/Lon: -39.0541 , 174.9766
Event Date: 30 Oct 2018 02:13 UTC
Exposed Population: 190000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Oct 2018 02:32 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2 (New Zealand)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000hiup Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.63  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 143 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

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), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),