M 4.6 in New Zealand on 06 Dec 2017 00:56 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: 196.64 km
Lat/Lon: -39.029 , 174.7591
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 : 2 (NZL)

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Latest media headlines

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After Uttarakhand, Delhi, 5.4 magnitude earthquake jolts Jammu and Kas ...
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 04:49:00 +0100.

Geologically, the Valley is situated in an earthquake prone region. A 5.5 magnitude earthquake occurred in Uttarakhand Wednesday night, whose tremors were also felt in New Delhi.(Representational Photo) A moderate intensity earthquake occu
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New Zealand's Natural Disaster Fund expected to be
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 04:37:00 +0100.

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
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Terremoto
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 04:06:00 +0100.

Con tantas conmociones naturales y humanas que vive la Tierra a diario, el recuerdo de sensaciones límite nos acompaña perennemente. De la galena cubana Soraya Dueñas son estas líneas, evocación del terremoto de 2016 en Ecuador. Hacía más d
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New Zealand's Natural Disaster Fund expected to be emptied by Canterbu ...
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 03:04:00 +0100.

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 c
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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), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),