M 5.8 in Papua New Guinea on 09 Mar 2018 11:06 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 45.8 Km
Lat/Lon: -4.3483 , 153.3367
Event Date: 09 Mar 2018 11:06 UTC
Exposed Population: About 38000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 09 Mar 2018 11:24 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (PNG)

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Latest media headlines

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Tue, 13 Mar 2018 09:23:00 +0100.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),