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M 4.6 in New Zealand on 06 Dec 2017 00:56 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

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: 196.64 Km
  • Event Date: 06 Dec 2017 00:56 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 130000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 06 Dec 2017 01:13 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 2 (NZL)

References

Known identifiers for this event: us1000bmlc (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 43 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

New Zealand's Natural Disaster Fund expected to be
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 04:37:00 +0100   direktbroker (en)

07.12.2017 - 04:04 Uhr New Zealand's Natural Disaster Fund expected to be emptied by Canterbury and Kaikoura quakes. New Zealand's emergency cash stashed away for major natural disasters is forecast to be "fully exhausted" once all of the Canterbury and Kaikoura earthquake claims are settled,....

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New Zealand's Natural Disaster Fund expected to be emptied by Canterbury and Kaikoura quakes
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 03:04:00 +0100   nzherald (en)

New Zealand's emergency cash stashed away for major natural disasters is forecast to be "fully exhausted" once all of the Canterbury and Kaikoura earthquake claims are settled, according to internal Government documents released today. It could take about 30 years to replenish the Natural Disaster....

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Deep 5.0 magnitude earthquake rattles central New Zealand
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 04:38:00 +0100   tvnz (en)

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake has struck near Taumarunui. GeoNet reports the tremor was 171km deep and struck at 1:56pm this afternoon, centred 40km south-west of Taumarunui. It's been felt by at least 700 people, reporting weak to light shaking, according to GeoNet. The quake was felt across the centre of the country.

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (61), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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