M 6.2 in Papua New Guinea on 09 Feb 2020 06:04 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 1205869
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.2M
Depth: 31.29 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.4509 , 152.0983
Event Date: 09 Feb 2020 06:04 UTC
09 Feb 2020 16:04 Local
Exposed Population: About 1000 people in MMI VI
About 40000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 09 Feb 2020 06:24 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us70007lwy Scaled population (raster) 0 Max wave alert 0.05m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0.05m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1.3      
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 33 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits Papua New GuineaTue, 11 Feb 2020 05:16:00 +0100.

SYDNEY, Australia – A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea on Sunday, February 9, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage. The quake hit just after 4 pm loca
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SECOUSSE Un séisme de magnitude 6,2 survient au large de la Papouasie ... Mon, 10 Feb 2020 16:21:00 +0100.

Un graphique des secousses enregistrées lors d'un séisme. (Illustration) — HARTMANN CHRISTIAN/SIPA. Un séisme de magnitude 6,2 s’est produit ce dimanche au large de la Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée . Le tremblement de terre n’a pas déclenché d’
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6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Papua New GuineaMon, 10 Feb 2020 00:48:00 +0100.

SYDNEY -A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage. The quake hit just after 4pm local time (0600GMT) at a dep
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6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Papua New GuineaSun, 09 Feb 2020 19:14:00 +0100.

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea yesterday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage. The quake hit just after 4pm local time (0600GMT) at a depth of 31
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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 (79), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (2), USGS (4), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),