M 6 in New Zealand on 05 Apr 2021 07:37 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

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: 6.0M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -37.5205 , 179.6745
Event Date: 05 Apr 2021 07:37 UTC
05 Apr 2021 19:37 Local
Exposed Population: About 100 people in MMI>=IV
Few people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000dz3c
Inserted at: 05 Apr 2021 08:00 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (New Zealand)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000dz3c Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  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
1368641 0 05 Apr 2021 07:37 6M, 10km 4.99 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:22 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* 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.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in New Zealand ,of East Cape (population -99,999) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1368641 -37.52/179.674 6.0 10.0 4.975 05 Apr 2021 08:01 00:23 (new episode)
2 0 1368641 -37.52/179.674 6.0 10.0 4.964 05 Apr 2021 08:35 00:57 (upd of #1)
3 0 1368641 -37.52/179.674 6.0 10.0 4.964 05 Apr 2021 09:41 02:03 (upd of #2)
4 0 1368641 -37.52/179.674 6.0 10.0 4.987 06 Apr 2021 07:41 1d 00:04 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
East Cape New Zealand <1000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance

see full list


Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
East Cape New Zealand

More information

For a full list of available products related to this event, please refer to the GDACS Resources page.