M 7.5 in New Caledonia on 05 Dec 2018 04:18 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: 7.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Event Date: 05 Dec 2018 04:18 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000i2gt
Inserted at: 05 Dec 2018 04:41 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (New Caledonia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0.8 0.5
us1000i2gt Scaled population 0 Max wave alert 0.32m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0.78m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1239805 0.5 05 Dec 2018 04:18 7.6M, 10km N/A No people affected 0.5m (at 00:36) 00:07 PTWC
1239808 0.5 05 Dec 2018 04:18 7.6M, 10km N/A No people affected 0.6m (at 00:36) 00:10 NTWC    
1239817 0.5 05 Dec 2018 04:18 7.5M, 10km 6.22 No people affected 0.5m (at 01:12) 00:22 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.

Tsunami affected locations

Alert Date (UTC) Name Country Tsunami wave height (m)
5-Dec-2018 04:48:97 Jasmori Vanuatu  0.3
5-Dec-2018 05:24:87 Lownepina Vanuatu  0.3
5-Dec-2018 05:28:82 Norsup Vanuatu  0.3
5-Dec-2018 05:02:74 Isavai Vanuatu  0.3
5-Dec-2018 05:14:56 Ireupuow Vanuatu  0.3
5-Dec-2018 05:10:16 Mohoun'gha Vanuatu  0.3
5-Dec-2018 05:34:66 Anelghowhat Vanuatu  0.2
5-Dec-2018 05:10:16 Umetch Vanuatu  0.2
5-Dec-2018 05:10:16 Miramas New Caledonia  0.2
5-Dec-2018 05:08:58 Imareukak Vanuatu  0.2
5-Dec-2018 05:38:36 Laravet Vanuatu  0.2
5-Dec-2018 05:42:14 Kouroumanpe Vanuatu  0.2
5-Dec-2018 05:24:87 Yeruareng Vanuatu  0.2
5-Dec-2018 05:06:07 Port Patrick Vanuatu  0.2
5-Dec-2018 05:20:77 Ipota Vanuatu  0.2
5-Dec-2018 05:26:39 Yerou Vanuatu  0.2
5-Dec-2018 05:48:08 Malakof Vanuatu  0.2
5-Dec-2018 05:00:75 Yokopenan Vanuatu  0.2
5-Dec-2018 05:54:67 Boloa Vanuatu  0.2
5-Dec-2018 05:40:69 Isino Vanuatu  0.2
5-Dec-2018 05:52:65 Lambukuti Vanuatu  0.2
5-Dec-2018 05:50:63 Mangarisu Vanuatu  0.2
5-Dec-2018 06:22:24 Marow Vanuatu  0.2
5-Dec-2018 05:16:63 Loonelapeun Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 04:56:53 Ranvetlam Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 04:58:08 Eni New Caledonia  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:18:88 Laounalang Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:20:08 Moeriou Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:52:65 Hienghene (New Caledonia) France  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:36:04 Lenakel Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:16:63 Nogugu Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:24:87 Loanatom Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:02:34 Tafouale Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 04:58:08 Yelowouwou Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:52:65 Mae Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:28:82 Lolopuepue Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:16:63 Loounemeloupang Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:18:88 Ouinne New Caledonia  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:34:66 Potnarvin Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:14:75 Happy Land Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:16:31 Mangita Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:50:63 Coulons Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:36:04 Imwareupo Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:32:91 Montmartre Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:42:14 Unpongkor Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:50:36 Fali Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:50:63 Loounimhapeun Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 04:52:69 ETD Fiji Basin Station 55016  0.1
5-Dec-2018 04:58:08 Yate-Village New Caledonia  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:04:15 Paita New Caledonia  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:44:13 Mele Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:54:67 Port-Vila Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:10:79 Tavio Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:10:79 Ignal Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:10:79 Toak Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:54:67 Manpay Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:04:15 Leman Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:32:98 Isaka Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:26:39 Mou New Caledonia  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:48:08 Longtal Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 07:02:55 Nanguile Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:16:31 Filakara Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:00:36 Ebao Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 07:18:05 Menaku New Caledonia  0.1
5-Dec-2018 04:38:01 Longang Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:28:82 Rampunalvat Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:40:47 Roghumbo Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:42:05 Eratap Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:42:05 Laonomoa Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 07:28:18 Nathalo New Caledonia  0.1
5-Dec-2018 07:46:53 Segond Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:00:75 Lowitava Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:24:87 Umpon Mompu Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:38:36 Navolou Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:04:15 Votlo Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 07:08:22 Walurigi Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:54:67 Makatea Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:48:14 Ponerihouen New Caledonia  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:08:62 Walaha Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:36:04 Vesalia Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:18:17 Utanlangi Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:00:36 Sounai Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 07:20:36 Katbol Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:58:82 Forari Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 05:58:82 Leiwoma Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:16:31 Moneo New Caledonia  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:58:09 Peskarus Vanuatu  0.1
5-Dec-2018 06:36:22 Nul Vanuatu  0.1

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Initial conditions

Title: ""168km ESE of Tadine""

Fault parameters

  • Length: 89 km
  • Width: 24 km
  • Magnitude: 7.5 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: 2.3 m
  • Strike: 329 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 21 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: 10 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): 161.946, -29.469, 176.946, -14.469
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:1.25 minutes

Sea Level