M 5.5 in New Britain Region, P.N.G. on 31 May 2019 17:50 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 1181150
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 16.48 Km
Lat/Lon: -4.9391 , 151.4306
Event Date: 31 May 2019 17:50 UTC
Exposed Population: 110000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 01 Jun 2019 13:55 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70003tue Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),