M 5.8 in Papua New Guinea on 19 Jul 2021 15:22 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 1277851
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.259 , 146.9916
Event Date: 19 Jul 2021 15:22 UTC
20 Jul 2021 01:22 Local
Exposed Population: About 14000 people in MMI>=IV
About 1000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 19 Jul 2021 20:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Papua New Guinea)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000enfl Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),