M 4.6 in New Zealand on 29 Nov 2020 17:12 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 1245615
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 155.41 Km
Lat/Lon: -39.3089 , 174.7714
Event Date: 29 Nov 2020 17:12 UTC
30 Nov 2020 06:12 Local
Exposed Population:
180000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 29 Nov 2020 17:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2 (New Zealand)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000cky1 Scaled population (vector) 5.07  
  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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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: 59 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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Parsons Working with U.S. Navy to Rebuild China LakeThu, 03 Dec 2020 13:58:00 +0100.

CENTREVILLE, Va. Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Parsons Corporation (NYSE: PSN) was awarded a four-year, $37 million contract by Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFAC SW) to support rebuilding efforts at Naval Air Weapons Sta
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Parsons Working with U.S. Navy to Rebuild China LakeThu, 03 Dec 2020 13:52:00 +0100.

CENTREVILLE, Va. Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Parsons Corporation (NYSE: ) was awarded a four-year, $37 million contract by Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFAC SW) to support rebuilding efforts at Naval Air Weapons Statio
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Parsons Working with U.S. Navy to Rebuild China LakeThu, 03 Dec 2020 13:41:00 +0100.

) was awarded a four-year, $37 million contract by Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFAC SW) to support rebuilding efforts at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake. The contract is a new, competitive win for Parsons. The com
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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: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),