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Mw 4.7 Earthquake, White alert in Papua New Guinea on 17 Jul 2017 10:23 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 4.7M, Depth:150.19km
  • on 17 Jul 2017 10:23 UTC
  • 159855 people within 100km
  • inserted at 17 Jul 2017 10:52:06 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us20009wwh (neicid)

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Papua New Guinea: UNDP look for schools in PNG to pilot new tsunami project
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:46:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

The United Development Programme is on the search for schools in tsunami-prone areas in Papua New Guinea to trial a new tsunami preparedness project.

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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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