M 5.8 in Papua New Guinea on 19 Jul 2021 20:30 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 1277880
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.3224 , 146.6011
Event Date: 19 Jul 2021 20:30 UTC
20 Jul 2021 06:30 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
Few people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 Jul 2021 20:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Papua New Guinea)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000eniv Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (49), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),