M 5 in Papua New Guinea on 20 Mar 2017 21:03 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.0M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: -6.1327 , 150.7623
Event Date: 20 Mar 2017 21:03 UTC
Exposed Population: 120000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 Mar 2017 21:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (PNG)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 248 | About casualties: 19 | Last hour: 0

9407 hende 32 instancia mas prensa a participa na Caribe Wave 17
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:28:00 +0100.

Gradiciendo prensa pa nan aporte y participacion na e Caribe Wave 17, cual e aña aki tambe mester a wordo evalua basa ariba e scenario presenta door di UNESCO. Obhetivo y Meta Caribe Wave 17 ta un wordo entrena ultimo añanan den e luna di M
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Hawke's Bay communities urged to join tsumani drill
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:46:00 +0100.

Hawke's Bay Civil Defence authorities are urging people in coastal communities to join in Sunday's "tsunami hikoi". The community event is a chance for people in Te Awanga, Haumoana and Clifton to practise their tsunami evacuation routes. V
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Sondage: le PTB dépasse le PS qui devient 3e parti en Wallonie!
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:21:00 +0100.

Le dernier baromètre politique La Libre/RTBF place le MR en tête des intentions de vote en Wallonie. Mais surtput: le PS s’écroule et se fait dépasser par le PTB. Le PTB enregistre une progression importante en Wallonie, où il se hisse en d
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Çanakkale'de Deprem Beşik Gibi Sallandı Can Kaybı Varmı Yokmu
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:07:00 +0100.

Son Dakike gelişmesi Çanakkalede korkutan deprem can kaybı varmı yokmu ayrıntılar geldikçe yüklenecek: Başbakanlık Afet ve Acil Durum Yönetim Başkanlığı AFAD, Çanakkale'nin Ayvacık ilçesinde 4.2 şiddetinde deprem meydana geldiğini açıkladı.
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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),