M 5.5 in New Zealand on 09 Oct 2019 20:22 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 1189955
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -35.1661 , -179.2811
Event Date: 09 Oct 2019 20:22 UTC
09 Oct 2019 08:22 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI IV
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 10 Oct 2019 20:25 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (New Zealand)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70005sqk 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.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 62 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Typhoon Hagibis: ‘India Stands in Solidarity With Japan,’ Says PM ModiSun, 13 Oct 2019 15:22:00 +0200.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed condolence over the loss of lives in Japan which was caused by typhoon Hagibis and said India stands in solidarity with Japan at this difficult hour. “India stands in solidarity wi
China-rebuilt Nepali school witnesses friendship between the two count ... Sun, 13 Oct 2019 04:25:00 +0200.

Students of Durbar High School study in a temporary classroom built by Chinese company Shanghai Construction Group. Photo by Zhao Yipu, People’s Daily. Teachers of a Nepali school expressed their gratitude toward a Chinese construction comp
News Minute: Here is the latest Missouri news from The Associated Pres ... Sun, 13 Oct 2019 01:50:00 +0200.

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Two St. Louis police officers are being credited with saving a disabled woman from a house fire. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Officers Kevin Malone and Kyle Bowen were patrolling in the area before dawn Friday w
3.0-magnitude earthquake shakes southeast MissouriSat, 12 Oct 2019 20:46:00 +0200.

LILBOURN, Mo. (AP) — A small earthquake has been reported in southeastern Missouri. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 3.0 earthquake occurred just before 8 a.m. Saturday and was centered about 2.7 miles (4 kilometers) southwest

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 (41), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),