M 5.6 in New Zealand on 21 Oct 2021 21:58 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 1291469
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 223.09 Km
Lat/Lon: -39.0609 , 174.9544
Event Date: 21 Oct 2021 21:58 UTC
22 Oct 2021 10:58 Local
Exposed Population: 270000 people in MMI>=IV
190 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 21 Oct 2021 22:17 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2 (New Zealand)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000fwke Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  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: 136 | About casualties: 7 | Last hour: 0

Terremoto: Acquaroli,"cambiato passo ma moltiplicare sforzi"2021-10-25T20:23+0200.

(ANSA) - ANCONA, 25 OTT - Nelle Marche "i numeri certificano un cambio di passo dei tempi della Ricostruzione post sisma dall'insediamento, nell'ottobre scorso, della nuova giunta, ma non è assolutamente sufficiente e dobbiamo moltiplicare
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Boosting Support for Poor Countries Critical to Saving Lives from Natu ... 2021-10-25T20:14+0200.

25/10/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 25/10/2021 17:00 Boosting Support for Poor Countries Critical to Saving Lives from Natural Hazards, Secretary-General Says, in World Tsunami Awareness Day Message. Following is the text
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Boosting Support for Poor Countries Critical to Saving Lives from Natu ... 2021-10-25T20:02+0200.

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for World Tsunami Awareness Day, observed on 5 November: On World Tsunami Awareness Day, we call on countries, international bodies, and civil society to increase under
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WTAD 2021: Leveraging the Power of Science and Technology to Reduce Ts ... 2021-10-25T19:08+0200.

WORLD TSUNAMI AWARENESS DAY 2021: Leveraging the Power of Science and Technology to Reduce Tsunami Risk for Current and Future Generations. 8:30 - 10:00 EDT, 5 November 2021. Co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Chile, Fiji, Japan, and
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
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 (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),