M 5.3 in New Caledonia on 06 Dec 2018 06:07 UTC
EQ parameters
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.3M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -21.97 , 168.9855
Event Date: 06 Dec 2018 06:07 UTC
06 Dec 2018 17:07 Local
Exposed Population: Few people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000i3bg
Inserted at: 06 Dec 2018 06:27 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000i3bg Scaled population (vector) -0.52  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1240108 0 06 Dec 2018 06:07 5.3M, 10km N/A Few people affected 00:19 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in New Caledonia , of New Caledonia (population 178,000) .

Radius Population
100 km <1000 people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
New Caledonia New Caledonia 170000 people
Vanuatu Vanuatu 160000 people

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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