M 4.8 in New Zealand on 27 Feb 2021 11:42 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 1257736
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 123.49 Km
Lat/Lon: -38.8381 , 175.7342
Event Date: 27 Feb 2021 11:42 UTC
28 Feb 2021 00:42 Local
Exposed Population:
180000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 27 Feb 2021 12:01 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
2 (New Zealand)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000de5b Scaled population (vector) 5.16  
  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, 2022. 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: 61 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Kuwait celebrates 10th anniversary of Japan's disaster-hit railway re- ... Wed, 03 Mar 2021 10:06:00 +0100.

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) By Miyoko Ishigami TOKYO, March 3 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Ambassador to Japan Hasan Zaman has participated in a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the re-launch of Japan's disaster-hit Sanriku Railway, w
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Fukushima chief: No need to extend decommissioning targetWed, 03 Mar 2021 09:29:00 +0100.

TOKYO (AP) — The head of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant says there’s no need to extend the current target to finish its decommissioning in 30-40 years despite uncertainties about melted fuel inside the plant’s three reactors. Ten years
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Fukushima chief: No need to extend decommissioning targetWed, 03 Mar 2021 09:27:00 +0100.

TOKYO (AP) — The head of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant says there’s no need to extend the current target to finish its decommissioning in 30-40 years despite uncertainties about melted fuel inside the plant’s three reactors. Ten years
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Nea Moni Monastery, An Historical Treasure on the Greek Island of Chio ... Wed, 03 Mar 2021 06:24:00 +0100.

This story Nea Moni Monastery, An Historical Treasure on the Greek Island of Chios appeared first on GreekReporter.com. Credit: Giwtavr /Wikimedia Commons/ CC BY-SA 4.0. Located on the Greek island of Chios is another treasure from Greece’s
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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: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),