M 5.1 in New Zealand on 23 Feb 2021 04:07 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 1257100
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 30.93 Km
Lat/Lon: -47.3588 , 165.7423
Event Date: 23 Feb 2021 04:07 UTC
23 Feb 2021 15:07 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 24 Feb 2021 05:47 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (New Zealand)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000dkb5 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  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, 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.

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Latest media headlines

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Caltech: Using Submarine Cables to Detect EarthquakesFri, 26 Feb 2021 20:07:00 +0100.

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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),