M 4.6 in New Zealand on 25 Oct 2020 09:14 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 1240857
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 48.26 Km
Lat/Lon: -37.8393 , 177.6062
Event Date: 25 Oct 2020 09:14 UTC
25 Oct 2020 22:14 Local
Exposed Population:
About 87000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 25 Oct 2020 09:50 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2 (New Zealand)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000ccxa Scaled population (vector) 4.73  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -0.33  
  INFORM_normalised 0.63  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 28 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Sold! Wellington's old air traffic control tower off the marketThu, 29 Oct 2020 03:43:00 +0100.

The four-storey building will require some significant work, including asbestos removal and earthquake strengthening. Photo / Supplied Wellington's old air traffic control tower, affectionately known as "Arnold", has sold. The building is
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'Great Earthquake' in Store? Study Warns That Himalayas Could Produce ... Thu, 29 Oct 2020 03:19:00 +0100.

New Delhi: In the past few months, India has experienced a series of frequent earthquakes, raising fears and speculation among people that the worst is yet to come. And it seems more disaster is in store as a new study has warned that the e
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Séismes à Strasbourg en 2019 : un test sur un site de géothermie suspe ... Thu, 29 Oct 2020 02:36:00 +0100.

À lire aussi Noto, la cité sicilienne baroque reconstruite sur les décombres du séisme de 1693 Ces deux «événements sismiques» d'intensité limitée ont eu lieu autour du site géothermique Fonroche de Reichstett et Vendenheim (Bas-Rhin), au n
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Tsunamis en el Ártico: La nueva y peligrosa amenaza del cambio climáti ... Wed, 28 Oct 2020 22:18:00 +0100.

“Posibles efectos devastadores” es como califica Anna Liljedahl a lo que puede pasar en Alaska, que algunos científicos hablan incluso de en 12 meses o tan solo algunos años. La geóloga le señala a BBC Mundo que su preocupación es muy grand
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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: JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),