M 5 in New Caledonia on 08 Dec 2018 07:07 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 1164748
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.0M
Depth: 17.14 Km
Lat/Lon: -21.9417 , 169.6154
Event Date: 08 Dec 2018 07:07 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 Dec 2018 07:23 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (New Caledonia)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000i4zn Scaled population 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 97 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

New geohazards centre a world firstWed, 12 Dec 2018 07:04:00 +0100.

From volcanoes to earthquakes and even tsunamis, we can now monitor geohazards around the clock. A new monitoring centre is up and running in Lower Hutt and will be manned 24/7. The previous system would alert an on-call scientist, however
Historic Earthquakes Test Indonesia’s Seismic Hazard AssessmentWed, 12 Dec 2018 06:21:00 +0100.

The study published in the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America concludes that the hazard assessments do well at predicting damaging ground motion in key Javanese cities, but that there is much more to learn about earthquake sou
Speed reductions made permanent along Kaikoura coast and HundaleesWed, 12 Dec 2018 06:05:00 +0100.

The NZ Transport Agency is making permanent the speed reductions near KaikÅura put in place a year ago, when State Highway 1 reopened following the November 2016 earthquake. "Following consultation with the community, we have decided to con
National Geohazards Monitoring Centre is goWed, 12 Dec 2018 06:05:00 +0100.

GeoNet helps power the state-of-the-art National Geohazards Monitoring Centre which opened today at GNS Science’s Avalon campus. The new centre shows what can be achieved when government agencies work together, says EQC’s Director of Resili

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 (34), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),