M 5.6 in Kermadec Islands, New Zealand on 02 Aug 2021 01:27 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 1279759
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -30.4171 , -177.8163
Event Date: 02 Aug 2021 01:27 UTC
01 Aug 2021 13:27 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 02 Aug 2021 02:07 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000f1cn Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Nouvelle-Zélande: Un séisme d’une magnitude de 5,62021-08-02T12:22+0200.

Un fort tremblement de terre d’une magnitude de 5,6 sur l’échelle de Richter a frappé lundi les îles Kermadec, en Nouvelle-Zélande. Selon le US Geological Survey, le séisme s’est produit à la latitude (30,417 sud) et à la longitude (177,816
5.6-magnitude quake hits Kermadec Islands, New Zealand2021-08-02T05:24+0200.

HONG KONG, Aug 2 -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 jolted Kermadec Islands, New Zealand at 01:27:36 GMT (1.27 pm local time) on Monday, the United States Geological Survey said. The epicentre, with a depth of 10 km, was initially det

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (45), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (1), INFORM (1),