M 5.8 in New Zealand on 23 Nov 2019 16:34 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 1194761
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 127.05 Km
Lat/Lon: -37.5376 , 177.2129
Event Date: 23 Nov 2019 16:34 UTC
24 Nov 2019 05:34 Local
Exposed Population: 190000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 24 Nov 2019 16:37 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2 (New Zealand)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70006c81 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.63  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 233 | About casualties: 9 | Last hour: 0

Drones, dogs join Albanian quake searchWed, 27 Nov 2019 16:16:00 +0100.

Emergency crews have found five more bodies as they use drones, dogs and heavy machinery to search through the wreckage after Albania's worst earthquake in decades, bringing the death toll to at least 26. In the town of Thumane, close to t
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Drones, dogs join Albanian quake searchWed, 27 Nov 2019 16:02:00 +0100.

Emergency crews have found five more bodies as they use drones, dogs and heavy machinery to search through the wreckage after Albania's worst earthquake in decades, bringing the death toll to at least 26. In the town of Thumane, close to t
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Drones, dogs join Albanian quake searchWed, 27 Nov 2019 15:56:00 +0100.

Emergency crews have found five more bodies as they use drones, dogs and heavy machinery to search through the wreckage after Albania's worst earthquake in decades, bringing the death toll to at least 26. In the town of Thumane, close to t
...(more)
Quake Kills at Least 27 in Albania, State of Emergency DeclaredWed, 27 Nov 2019 15:50:00 +0100.

TIRANA, DURRëS, THUMANë - The death toll from the strongest earthquake to hit Albania in more than three decades rose to at least 27 on Wednesday, as the country observed a day of mourning. Among the deaths, which included children, were at
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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 (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),