Green earthquake alert (5M,depth:10km) in Kermadec Islands Region at 8/12/2017 1:53:33 PM

By Newsroom America Feeds at 12 Aug 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System Green Earthquake in Kermadec Islands Region

Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km12 Aug 2017 13:53:33 UTCNo people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

See the GDACS website for live news coverage (including OCHA Situation Reports), the full earthquake report

For information on emergency response, please consult the GDACS Virtual OSOCC.

Earthquake Event Characteristics Magnitude: 5 MDepth: 10 km (very shallow)Source: NEIC Location (latitude/longitude): -29.6601, -176.1169Time (UTC): 12 Aug 2017 13:53:33Time (ECT): 12 Aug 2017 15:53:33 Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, not near any territory.


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