M 4.8 in New Caledonia on 06 Dec 2018 06:18 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 1164519
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -21.7369 , 168.7078
Event Date: 06 Dec 2018 06:18 UTC
06 Dec 2018 17:18 Local
Exposed Population:
About 5000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Dec 2018 06:40 UTC


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000i3bj Scaled population (vector) 2.76  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 119 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Japan's economy shrinks 2.5 pct in Q3Mon, 10 Dec 2018 06:18:00 +0100.

Japan's economy shrank at an annualized rate of 2.5 percent in July-September, a worse contraction than preliminary data indicated last month, the government said Monday. The earlier data put the contraction at 1.2 percent, as consumer spen
Asambleístas proponen reformas a Ley de SolidaridadMon, 10 Dec 2018 06:14:00 +0100.

Se contempla la construcción y reconstrucción de hospitales en Esmeraldas y Quinindé. Una nueva Universidad y carreras. Tomando en consideración que el mayor de los recursos para el desarrollo de los pueblos y la sociedad es la capacitación
Oil Search : continues to chase opportunitiesMon, 10 Dec 2018 06:13:00 +0100.

Oil Search continues to chase opportunities. PNG Media Release. 10 December, 2018. Oil Search continues to chase opportunities despite a challenging year which saw its operations disrupted by the devastating earthquake in February. Speaking
Japan’s economy contracts 2.5 pct in 3Q on weaker spendingMon, 10 Dec 2018 06:13:00 +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

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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: JRC (37), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),