M 5.7 in South Of Kermadec Islands on 11 May 2019 16:06 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 1179177
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -34.7278 , -179.9887
Event Date: 11 May 2019 16:06 UTC
11 May 2019 04:06 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI IV
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 12 May 2019 16:08 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (New Zealand)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70003jtm Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 48 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

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Powerful quake rattles residents on Papua New Guinea islandWed, 15 May 2019 10:54:00 +0200.

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Strong earthquake jolts Papua New Guinea anewWed, 15 May 2019 09:02:00 +0200.

SYDNEY -- An earthquake measuring 7.7-magnitude struck some 45 km northeast of Kokopo, in the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The shallow earthquake, which hit at a depth of

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (41), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),