M 5.9 in Papua New Guinea on 10 Oct 2018 21:13 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 37.39 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.9369 , 151.1355
Event Date: 10 Oct 2018 21:13 UTC
Exposed Population: About 94000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 10 Oct 2018 21:33 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (PNG)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 156 | About casualties: 18 | Last hour: 0

Indonesia: Papua sends medical team to Palu
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 00:37:00 +0200.

Nethy Dharma Somba. Jayapura | Fri, October 12, 2018 | 09:32 am. The Papua administration has dispatched a medical team to Palu, Central Sulawesi, to provide medical services following a strong earthquake and tsunami that impacted the regio
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Difunden impactantes videos del violento sismo que sacudió a Papúa Nue ...
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 22:18:00 +0200.

Un terremoto de magnitud 7 en la escala abierta de Richter sacudió el pasado 10 de octubre la isla de Nueva Bretaña, en Papúa Nueva Guinea, informó el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS). El sismo ocurrió a 40,3 kilómetros de profun
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End of Bali as a tourist hotspot experts warn Ring of Fire is only goi ...
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 06:07:00 +0200.

Three people died as a powerful 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck the popular Indonesian island of Java and left Bali shaking on Thursday, sending tourists into a state of panic. A separate 7.0-magnitude quake hit about 200km south-west of th
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Un sismo de 5,7 sacude las costas de Papúa Nueva Guinea
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 05:46:00 +0200.

Un terremoto de magnitud de 5,7 se ha registrado en la madrugada de este viernes en las costas de Papúa Nueva Guinea, informa el Servicio Geológico de EE.UU. ( El epicentro del temblor se detectó a 130 kilómetros al sudeste de la ciudad de
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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),