M 5.5 in Kermadec Islands Region on 29 Apr 2021 06:53 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 1266813
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -29.0731 , -176.9923
Event Date: 29 Apr 2021 06:53 UTC
28 Apr 2021 18:53 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 29 Apr 2021 08:05 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000dyh1 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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Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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

Earthquake, Tsunami Hazards Captivate East Coast Schoolkids In New Roa ... Fri, 30 Apr 2021 00:45:00 +0200.

The school roadshow developed by East Coast LAB (Life at the Boundary) and delivered by an educator from the National Aquarium of New Zealand will visit 10 schools from Tairāwhiti down to Wellington. The roadshow is funded by the Earthquake
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Ocean Sensors Record Rare Triple Tsunami near New ZealandThu, 29 Apr 2021 14:38:00 +0200.

25 mins ago In tsunami-prone regions, an earthquake is a cue to head to higher ground. But deadly waves can still be on the way if a temblor is felt only weakly—or not at all. Now, researchers working in the southwestern Pacific Ocean have
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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: EC-JRC (44), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (1), INFORM (1),