M 5.5 in New Caledonia on 08 Jul 2018 01:08 UTC
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: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -21.3075 , 168.4069
Event Date: 08 Jul 2018 01:08 UTC
08 Jul 2018 12:08 Local
Exposed Population: About 2000 people in MMI>=IV
About 5000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000fzfw
Inserted at: 08 Jul 2018 01:26 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000fzfw Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1218397 0 08 Jul 2018 01:08 5.5M, 10km 4.36 6 thousand 00:17 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) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people
91000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1218397 -21.308/168.407 5.5 10 4.36 08 Jul 2018 01:31 00:22 (new episode)
2 0 1218397 -21.308/168.407 5.5 10 4.36 08 Jul 2018 03:15 02:07 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
New Caledonia New Caledonia 4800 people
New Caledonia New Caledonia 10000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Hnadid New Caledonia Village - 37 km
Tawaïnèdre New Caledonia Village - 40 km
Kurine New Caledonia Village - 43 km
Ménaku New Caledonia Village - 48 km
Miramas New Caledonia Village - 49 km
Thogone New Caledonia Village - 53 km
New Caledonia Village - 58 km
Médu New Caledonia Village - 58 km
Wabao New Caledonia Village - 58 km
Eni New Caledonia Village - 59 km
Tadine New Caledonia Village 7400 people 61 km
Nécé New Caledonia Village - 62 km
Xode New Caledonia Village - 108 km
Mou New Caledonia Village - 108 km
Inagod New Caledonia Village - 113 km
Wiwatoul New Caledonia Village - 113 km
Dosip New Caledonia Village - 119 km
Hmélek New Caledonia Village - 121 km
Thuahaïk New Caledonia Village - 122 km
Kédeigne New Caledonia Village - 128 km
New Caledonia Village 10000 people 128 km
Havila New Caledonia Village - 128 km
Nathalo New Caledonia Village - 134 km
Tingeting New Caledonia Village - 135 km
Nang New Caledonia Village - 135 km
Chépénéhé New Caledonia Village - 144 km
Douéoulou New Caledonia Village - 145 km
Doking New Caledonia Village - 146 km
Huneté New Caledonia Village - 150 km
Wapan New Caledonia Village - 172 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Mare la Roche MEE 43 Civ. Paved No 3200
Wanaham LIF 28 Civ. Paved No 3600
Ile Des Pins Moue ILP 96 Civ. Paved No 3600

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Tadine New Caledonia
We New Caledonia

More information

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