M 5.7 in Kermadec Islands, New Zealand on 31 Jan 2022 11:21 UTC
EQ parameters

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: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -29.6471 , -177.0327
Event Date: 31 Jan 2022 11:21 UTC
30 Jan 2022 23:21 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in 100km
Source: NEIC us7000ggkz
Inserted at: 31 Jan 2022 16:10 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score
1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000ggkz Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1424119 0 31 Jan 2022 11:21 5.6M, 10km 3.3 No people affected (in 100km) 01:00 NEIC
1424163 0 31 Jan 2022 11:21 5.7M, 10km 3.32 No people affected (in 100km) 04:48 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 off shore.

Radius Population
100 km no 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

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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