M 4.9 in Papua New Guinea on 12 Aug 2017 20:30 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 11.87 km
Lat/Lon: -5.8046 , 153.5214
Event Date: 12 Aug 2017 20:30 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 12 Aug 2017 21:04 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (PNG)

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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),