M 6 in New Zealand on 05 Apr 2021 07:37 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 1263546
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -37.5205 , 179.6745
Event Date: 05 Apr 2021 07:37 UTC
05 Apr 2021 19:37 Local
Exposed Population: About 100 people in MMI>=IV
Few people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 Apr 2021 08:00 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (New Zealand)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000dz3c 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.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
Analytical products
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 91 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Kāpiti Gets Tsunami ReadyFri, 09 Apr 2021 05:13:00 +0200.

Friday, 9 April 2021, 2:15 pm Press Release: Kapiti Coast District Council The recent national tsunami warning on 5 March was a timely reminder for all New Zealanders that you can never be too prepared for an emergency. Knowing your tsunami
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Kapiti gets tsunami ready - Kapiti Coast District CouncilFri, 09 Apr 2021 04:46:00 +0200.

The recent national tsunami warning on 5 March was a timely reminder for all New Zealanders that you can never be too prepared for an emergency. Knowing your tsunami evacuation zone and the fastest route to safety is the best way to be prep
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Jitendra BotharaFri, 09 Apr 2021 03:58:00 +0200.

. Bothara is an earthquake engineer and a Fellow of Engineering New Zealand and New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering. Five lessons we can learn from the Gorkha Earthquake to build safer communities.
Do you travel by bicycle? Do it with peace of mind thanks to new insur ... Fri, 09 Apr 2021 01:20:00 +0200.

If you are one of those who use the bicycle to get around, now you can travel the roads with more peace of mind since there is an insurance that protects your bicycle in case of theft, collisions, third party damages and many other coverage
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),