M 5.8 in New Zealand on 16 May 2018 17:22 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1143315
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -33.9157 , -179.5412
Event Date: 16 May 2018 17:22 UTC
16 May 2018 05:22 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 May 2018 17:41 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (New Zealand)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000e6hz Scaled population (vector) 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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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 173 | About casualties: 7 | Last hour: 0

9:21 Session to Help Identify 2011 Disaster Victims in JapanSun, 20 May 2018 15:52:00 +0200.

20 de mayo de 2018, 09:21 Tokyo,May 20 (Prensa Latina) Police in northeastern Japan are holding an information-providing session today to help those whose loved ones remain unaccounted for more than 7 years after the 2011 earthquake and tsu
Distance between Kathmandu, Nepal-China border town shortened after ne ... Sun, 20 May 2018 13:48:00 +0200.

KATHMANDU, May 20 (Xinhua) -- The distance between Nepal's capital Kathmandu and Nepal-China border town Rasuwagadhi has been shortened by 25 kilometers after Nepal Army (NA) handed over an alternative 17-km road section to Department of Ro
Ponte Caldelas registra de madrugada un nuevo terremoto de dos gradosSun, 20 May 2018 13:33:00 +0200.

Es el número 37 de los contabilizados por el Instituto Geográfico Nacional en la comarca desde el pasado martes. Un nuevo terremoto se registró esta pasada madrugada en Ponte Caldelas, de pequeña intensidad, El Instituto Geográfico Naciona
LATEST: Lava reaches ocean, portion of Highway 137 closedSun, 20 May 2018 12:32:00 +0200.

DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife closes park due to lava flows The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife closed the Malama Ki Forest Reserve on the Big Island on Saturday after lava began flowing into it. DLNR officials say maps show

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),