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M 5.5 in New Caledonia on 08 Jul 2018 01:08 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: 5.5M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 08 Jul 2018 01:08 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 5000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 08 Jul 2018 01:26 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: us2000fzfw (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 44 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Taiwan News Quick Take

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 18:56:00 +0200taipeitimes (en)

DIPLOMACY. Abe thanks Tsai for support. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday expressed on Twitter his gratitude for the sympathy and support extended by Taiwanese and President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) in the wake of heavy rain, flooding and landslides that [[killed]] at least 151 people in Japan.

PG&E Bolsters Wildfire Leadership Team and Adds New Electric Distribution Leader

Tue, 10 Jul 2018 22:58:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced new and expanded responsibilities for a current officer and the appointment of a new vice president within the company’s Electric Operations organization. Barry Anderson, current vice president, Electric Distribution, has been asked to lead the....

New earthquake hits northern Israel, as cracks in readiness exposed

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 21:53:00 +0200timesofisrael (en)

Damage caused to houses in the city of Tiberias in northern Israel after earthquakes shook the area, July 9, 2018. (David Cohen/ Flash90) A minor earthquake hit northern Israel on Monday evening, bringing the number of tremors in the area in recent days to more than 40, further fueling fears that a major earthquake could be on its way.

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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), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (6), WMO (1), INFORM (2),

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