M 5.5 in South Island, New Zealand on 24 Jun 2020 22:20 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 1223763
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 14.31 Km
Lat/Lon: -44.6565 , 167.4486
Event Date: 24 Jun 2020 22:20 UTC
25 Jun 2020 10:20 Local
Exposed Population: About 3000 people in MMI>=IV
About 8000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 25 Jun 2020 00:23 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2 (New Zealand)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000aag4 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.63  
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Latest media headlines

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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 (41), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),