M 5.3 in New Caledonia on 06 Dec 2018 06:07 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 1164517
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.3M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -21.97 , 168.9855
Event Date: 06 Dec 2018 06:07 UTC
06 Dec 2018 17:07 Local
Exposed Population: Few people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Dec 2018 06:27 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000i3bg Scaled population (vector) -0.52  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 112 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Japan’s economy contracts 2.5 pct in 3Q on weaker spendingMon, 10 Dec 2018 06:07:00 +0100.

Japan's economy shrank at a worse than anticipated annualized rate of 2.5 percent in July-September due to weaker consumer demand and corporate investment. The revised figure released Monday was more than double the 1.2 percent contraction
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Japan’s economy contracts 2.5 pct in 3Q on weaker spendingMon, 10 Dec 2018 06:03:00 +0100.

Japan's economy shrank at a worse than anticipated annualized rate of 2.5 percent in July-September due to weaker consumer demand and corporate investment. The revised figure released Monday was more than double the 1.2 percent contraction
...(more)
Japan’s economy contracts 2.5 pct in 3Q on weaker spendingMon, 10 Dec 2018 06:03:00 +0100.

Japan's economy shrank at a worse than anticipated annualized rate of 2.5 percent in July-September due to weaker consumer demand and corporate investment. The revised figure released Monday was more than double the 1.2 percent contraction
...(more)
Japan’s economy contracts 2.5 pct in 3Q on weaker spendingMon, 10 Dec 2018 06:02:00 +0100.

Japan's economy shrank at a worse than anticipated annualized rate of 2.5 percent in July-September due to weaker consumer demand and corporate investment. The revised figure released Monday was more than double the 1.2 percent contraction
...(more)

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