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Mw 5.2 Earthquake, White alert in Papua New Guinea on 20 Mar 2017 06:33 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary



This earthquake can have a no humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:109.2km
  • on 20 Mar 2017 06:33 UTC
  • 1101250 people within 100km
  • inserted at 20 Mar 2017 06:54:22 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us20008t9d (neicid)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (71), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2),

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