M 6.6 in New Caledonia on 05 Dec 2018 06:43 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: 6.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Event Date: 05 Dec 2018 06:43 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000i2k0
Inserted at: 05 Dec 2018 07:06 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 0
us1000i2k0 Scaled population 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  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
1239847 0.21 05 Dec 2018 06:43 7M, 10km 4.31 No people affected 0.2m (at 00:50) 00:07 PTWC
1239850 0.25 05 Dec 2018 06:43 7M, 10km N/A No people affected 0.2m (at 00:46) 00:09 NTWC    
1239856 0.01 05 Dec 2018 06:43 6.6M, 10km 4.4 No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:23 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)

See full locations list (RSS)


Initial conditions

Title: ""192km ESE of Tadine""

Fault parameters

  • Length: 31 km
  • Width: 8 km
  • Magnitude: 6.6 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: .9 m
  • Strike: 311 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 20 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: 10 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): 168.168, -23.55, 171.168, -20.55
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:.25 minutes

Sea Level