M 4.6 in New Caledonia on 13 Nov 2017 21:16 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: -21.6129 , 168.7845
Event Date: 13 Nov 2017 21:16 UTC
Exposed Population: About 700 people within 100km
Inserted at: 13 Nov 2017 22:31 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 859 | About casualties: 255 | Last hour: 0

A hypnotic account of the tsunami
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:39:00 +0100.

In a review published in The Guardian, Richard Lloyd Parry’s book “Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan’s Disaster Zone” has been described by Eri Hotta as “a compassionate and piercing look at the communities ravaged by the earth
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100,000 homeless, 30,000 buildings destroyed in Iran quake
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:30:00 +0100.

Iranian authorities gave up hope of finding survivors of this week's 7.3-magnitude earthquake on Friday as they ended rescue operations and took stock of the damage: thousands injured or homeless and tens of thousands of buildings damaged o
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Remece a Ecuador sismo... durante simulacro
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:20:00 +0100.

17/11/2017 13:01 / Guayaquil, Ecuador Un sismo de 6.2 en la escala Richter remeció este viernes Guayaquil y a varias ciudades ecuatorianas, incluyendo Quito, en la misma jornada en donde se realizaba un simulacro de emergencias. El temblor
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Fuerte sismo de 6,2 grados se registró a las 08:40 en Guayaquil
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:06:00 +0100.

Un fuerte sismo de 6,2 grados en la escala de Richter con epicentro en Guayaquil sorprendió a los ciudadanos. El movimiento telúrico se dio a las 08H40, tan solo 20 minutos antes de que las autoridades locales den inicio a un gran simulacro
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),