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Mw 5 Earthquake, Green alert in Papua New Guinea on 21 Apr 2017 10:34 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary



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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5M, Depth:63.26km
  • on 21 Apr 2017 10:34 UTC
  • About 19777 people within 100km
  • inserted at 21 Apr 2017 10:54:05 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10008jh4 (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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