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M 5.9 in North Of Ascension Island on 10 Mar 2018 21:45 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 10 Mar 2018 21:45 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 10 Mar 2018 22:03 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

References

Known identifiers for this event: us1000d2w0 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 492 | About casualties: 11 | Last hour: 0

Ohakune, central North Island, shaken by magnitude 4.4 earthquake

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 02:14:00 +0100nzherald (en)

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake has struck 35km west of Ohakune. Geonet is classing the 23km deep quake as "light" and so far more than 1000 people have reported feeling shaking. Most reports said the shaking felt was weak or light, but three people reported feeling a strong rattle. The quake struck shortly before 1pm on Tuesday afternoon.

Earthquake hits central North Island 53 minutes ago More than 1000 people reported feeling the shallow shake.

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 02:12:00 +0100newshub (en)

A light but shallow earthquake has been felt by more than 1000 North Islanders on Tuesday afternoon. The 4.4-magnitude quake hit at 12:51pm, 35km west of Ohakune. So far, 1018 people have reported feeling the tremor on the Most of the reports came from New Plymouth down to Levin - although one....

Japan tsunami, nuclear tragedy remembered seven years on Tokyo (AFP) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe led a sombre ceremony Sunday as Japan marked the seventh anniversary of a deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that devastated its northeastern coast and left around 18,500 people dead or missing.

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 09:15:00 +0100yahoo-au (en)

Tokyo (AFP) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe led a sombre ceremony Sunday as Japan marked the seventh anniversary of a deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that devastated its northeastern coast and left around 18,500 people dead or missing. The magnitude 9.

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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.

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.

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (74), OCHA (1), USGS (6), (1), INFORM (1),

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