M 7 in Kermadec Islands Region on 16 Mar 2023 00:56 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 1365025
Earthquake Magnitude: 7.0M
Depth: 22.065 Km
Lat/Lon: -30.1147 , -176.1116
Event Date: 16 Mar 2023 00:56 UTC
15 Mar 2023 12:56 Local
Exposed Population:
Inserted at: 16 Mar 2023 01:13 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()
Maximum Wave Height observed: 0.11 m


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Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0.2 0.2
us7000jkbd Scaled population (vector) 0 Max wave alert 0.2m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0.2m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 781 | About casualties: 200 | Last hour: 0

At least 14 killed as strong quake jolts Ecuador…2023-03-19T13:45+0100.

At least 14 people were killed, several were wounded and buildings were damaged in a powerful earthquake that shook Peru and Ecuador Saturday, authorities said. Destroyed buildings, crushed vehicles and debris could be seen in cities such a
terremoto Ecuador: sismo de 6,5 causó al menos 13 muertos2023-03-19T13:43+0100.

El terremoto, que dejó 126 heridos y medio centenar de viviendas dañadas, ocurrió en la zona costera del Pacífico, en la provincia de Guayas. El presidente Guillermo Lasso convocó al Comité de Emergencias Nacional. Un sismo de 6,5 grados de
World News | Strong Earthquake Kills at Least 14 in Ecuador, 1 in Peru2023-03-19T13:36+0100.

Quito (Ecuador), Mar 19 (AP) A strong earthquake shook southern Ecuador and northern Peru on Saturday, killing at least 15 people, trapping others under rubble, and sending rescue teams out into streets littered with debris and fallen power
Terremoto en Ecuador: al menos 14 muertos y 380 heridos por un fuerte ... 2023-03-19T13:31+0100.

El sismo se registró a las 12:12 hora local (17:12 GMT) y tuvo su epicentro en el municipio de Balao, cerca de la frontera con Perú , a una profundidad de 66 kilómetros, según el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos. Las ciudades de Machala

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (91), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (3), INFORM (2), NOAA (1),