M 5.8 in New Zealand on 16 May 2018 17:22 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -33.9157 , -179.5412
Event Date: 16 May 2018 17:22 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000e6hz
Inserted at: 16 May 2018 17:41 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (New Zealand)

Gdacs Score

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1210851 0.01 16 May 2018 17:22 5.8M, 10km N/A No people affected 00:18 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in New Zealand , County of East Cape.

Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
East Cape New Zealand -
Bay of Plenty New Zealand -

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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