M 5.5 in New Caledonia on 25 May 2023 10:39 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 1375632
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -23.2286 , 170.7972
Event Date: 25 May 2023 10:39 UTC
25 May 2023 21:39 Local
Exposed Population: Few people affected in MMI -
Inserted at: 25 May 2023 10:58 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (New Caledonia)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000k3ps 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.
Virtual OSOCC
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 237 | About casualties: 11 | Last hour: 0

As rising oceans threaten NYC, study documents another risk: The city ... 2023-05-29T10:42+0200.

"It's inevitable. The ground is going down, and the water's coming up. At some point, those two levels will meet," said Parsons, whose job is to forecast hazardous events from earthquakes and tsunamis to incremental shifts of the ground bel
Melbourne earthquake: How common are tremors in Victoria and can very ... 2023-05-29T10:42+0200.

Geoscience Australia maintains a national map of known fault trees. “Wherever you see mountains, it’s a very good indication that you have a history of seismic activity,” Pascal said. He said there are about 30 to 40 earthquakes each week i
She survived Turkey's deadly earthquake, but 4 months on, finding hope ... 2023-05-29T10:07+0200.

It took 4½ days for Özlem Ayna to be freed after a devastating earthquake left her pinned between her furniture and the concrete wreckage of her five-storey apartment building in Adiyaman, Turkey. But three months on, she still frequently f
Turkish teen ‘expected to stay home and get married’ hopes to study in ... 2023-05-29T09:40+0200.

A Turkish teenager whose culture expects her to “stay at home and get married” has revealed her hopes to study for a degree in Perth. Deniz Kokcu, 17, from Gaziantep – near the Syrian border – says girls in her area are told to focus more o

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

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (5), WMO (1), INFORM (2),