M 5.5 in New Caledonia on 05 Dec 2018 21:32 UTC
EQ parameters
Tsunami

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: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -21.769 , 169.7314
Event Date: 05 Dec 2018 21:32 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000i32q
Inserted at: 05 Dec 2018 21:52 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (New Caledonia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000i32q Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1240040 0 05 Dec 2018 21:32 5.5M, 10km 3.07 No people affected 00:20 NEIC
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in New Caledonia , of New Caledonia (population 178,000) .

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
New Caledonia New Caledonia 170000 people
Vanuatu Vanuatu 160000 people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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