M 6.4 in Papua New Guinea on 17 Feb 2019 14:35 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 1171098
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.4M
Depth: 367.93 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.3852 , 152.1089
Event Date: 17 Feb 2019 14:35 UTC
Exposed Population: 120000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 17 Feb 2019 14:49 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us2000jj68 Scaled population 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1.3      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 7 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Researcher urges people to prepare for massive earthquakeWed, 20 Feb 2019 07:09:00 +0100.

Frank Hoogerbeets, a self-proclaimed seismic researcher has been predicting earthquakes for the past couple of years on his website ' Ditrianum '. Interestingly, some of the predictions made by Hoogerbeets turned true, and it has made some
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Researcher urges people to prepare for earthquake measuring 8M on Rich ... Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:17:00 +0100.

Frank Hoogerbeets, a self-proclaimed seismic researcher has been predicting earthquakes for the past couple of years on his website ' Ditrianum '. Interestingly, some of the predictions made by Hoogerbeets turned true, and it has made some
...(more)
Oil Search profit lifted by higher pricesTue, 19 Feb 2019 07:58:00 +0100.

MELBOURNE, Australia--Oil Search Ltd. (OSH.AU) logged a solid increase in annual profit despite production being held back by last year's devastating earthquake in Papua New Guinea as it benefited from a jump in oil and gas prices. Oil Sear
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Oil Search : 2018 Full Year Results PresentationTue, 19 Feb 2019 01:10:00 +0100.

2018 FULL YEAR. RESULTS. DISCLAIMER. While every effort is made to provide accurate and complete information, Oil Search Limited does not warrant that the information in this presentation is free from errors or omissions or is suitable for
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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 (111), (4), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (3), USGS (4), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),