M 4.7 in Papua New Guinea on 19 Mar 2017 18:57 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 45.23 km
Lat/Lon: -4.9607 , 152.8961
Event Date: 19 Mar 2017 18:57 UTC
Exposed Population: About 99000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 19 Mar 2017 19:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (PNG)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 265 | About casualties: 23 | Last hour: 0

Japan: Japanese children and companies implement Sendai FrameworkThu, 23 Mar 2017 18:04:00 +0100. By Yuki Matsuoka. SENDAI, Japan, 23 March 2017 – Schoolchildren and businesses in Japan are working hard to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, a 15-year blueprint adopted at a UN conference in their country in 2015.
Los jabalíes radiactivos de FukushimaThu, 23 Mar 2017 17:15:00 +0100. Donde antes del 11 de marzo de 2011 circulaban los coches y los hombres caminaban o paseaban a sus mascotas, ahora corretean los jabalíes. Así es ahora Fukushima y su área de exclusión, un territorio de 19 kilómetros a la redonda donde quie
COEN descarta tsunami en costa peruana por retirada del marThu, 23 Mar 2017 17:14:00 +0100. El vocero del Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Nacional (COEN), general Jorge Chávez, descartó en la madrugada de este jueves, una alerta de tsunami por la retirada del mar que se observa en algunos lugares de la costa peruana. Además pr
Descartan tsunami en la costa peruana tras retirada del marThu, 23 Mar 2017 15:52:00 +0100. Vocero del COEN dijo que tras caída de huaicos se han ampliado las dimensiones de las orillas, pero que "no debe preocupar" Descartan tsunami en la costa peruana tras retirada del mar Tras la retirada del mar que se observa en algunos luga

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),