M 5.6 in Papua New Guinea on 11 Apr 2019 21:31 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1176218
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 22 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.5114 , 148.6588
Event Date: 11 Apr 2019 21:31 UTC
12 Apr 2019 07:31 Local
Exposed Population: About 55000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 12 Apr 2019 04:55 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us700034nf Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

samoa Earthquakes not strong enough to issue tsunami warning By Soli W ... Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:19:00 +0200.

Samoa has experienced five earthquakes in a row over the past seven days with the latest occurring early yesterday morning. No tsunami warning was issued for the earthquakes, according to a bulletin issued by Samoa Meteorological Office. Th
QRCS completes relief project for PNG earthquake victimsSat, 13 Apr 2019 01:56:00 +0200.

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has completed a relief intervention to help the victims of earthquakes and floods in Papua New Guinea, with funding from Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD). The project was co-ordinated with Papua New Guinea

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (39), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),