M 4.9 in New Zealand on 05 Mar 2021 05:17 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 1258806
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -37.7321 , 179.851
Event Date: 05 Mar 2021 05:17 UTC
05 Mar 2021 17:17 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 Mar 2021 05:35 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (New Zealand)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000dfv4 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.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 705 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Fukushima Reverend Prays For Revival Of Radiation-hit ChurchTue, 09 Mar 2021 04:57:00 +0100.

Reverend Akira Sato dreams of hearing hymns echo once again through the church he was forced to leave behind after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster a decade ago. Ten years after a tsunami overwhelmed the cooling systems at the nearby
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Fukushima reverend prays for revival of radiation-hit churchTue, 09 Mar 2021 04:54:00 +0100.

Okuma, Japan, March 9 (AFP) Mar 09, 2021 Reverend Akira Sato dreams of hearing hymns echo once again through the church he was forced to leave behind after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster a decade ago. Ten years after a tsunami overw
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Fukushima reverend prays for revival of radiation-hit churchTue, 09 Mar 2021 04:53:00 +0100.

Reverend Akira Sato dreams of hearing hymns echo once again through the church he was forced to leave behind after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster a decade ago. Ten years after a tsunami overwhelmed the cooling systems at the nearby
...(more)
Japan seeks 'recovery of people's hearts' decade after quakeTue, 09 Mar 2021 04:41:00 +0100.

Michihiro Kono, president of Yagisawa Shoten Co., stands at a his factory under construction Friday, March 5, 2021, in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan. Just a month after a tsunami as high as 17 meters (55 feet) smashed into
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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),