M 7.7 in Papua New Guinea from 10 Sep 2022 23:46 UTC to 23:46

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1337179
Earthquake Magnitude: 7.7M
Glide number: EQ-2022-000308-PNG
Depth: 78.8 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.374 , 146.483
Event Date: 10 Sep 2022 23:46 UTC
11 Sep 2022 09:46 Local
Exposed Population: 1.1 million (in MMI>=VII)
Inserted at: 11 Sep 2022 00:01 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
7.6 (Papua New Guinea)


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(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
PTWC 2.9 2.9
pt22253002 Scaled population (vector) 5.35  
  C1 rapid impact -0.59  
  C2 rapid impact 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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M7.6 in Papua New Guinea - EC/ECHO daily mapMon, 12 Sep 2022 18:00

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 1430 | About casualties: 230 | Last hour: 0

"Lo que era una ola de hambre es ahora un tsunami", advierte la ONU2022-09-17T22:00+0200.

Naciones Unidas, 15 sep (EFE).- La ONU alertó este jueves del "claro riesgo" de hambruna en cuatro países afectados por conflictos —Etiopía, Nigeria, Sudán del Sur y Yemen—, en el marco de una crisis global que el jefe del Programa Mundial
No tsunami threat to Hawaii after 6.6-magnitude earthquake near Taiwan2022-09-17T21:19+0200.

There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii following a 6.6-magnitude earthquake earlier this morning in the vicinity of Taiwan, according to a tweet from Hawaii Emergency Management Agency. The earthquake was detected at 3:41 a.m. today.
6.6-magnitude quake strikes off Taiwan's east coast: USGS2022-09-17T20:59+0200.

6.0-magnitude earthquake hit just after 9:30pm. Local media initially reported no injuries or damage from the quake. Taiwan is regularly hit by earthquakes as island lies near junction of two tectonic plates. TAIPEI: A 6.6-magnitude earthq
6.4-magnitude Earthquake Strikes off East Coast of Taiwan2022-09-17T20:59+0200.

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck south-eastern Taiwan on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said. The quake hit just after 9.30pm (1330 GMT) about 50km (30 miles) north of the coastal city of Taitung at 10 kilometres (six miles) deep. Taiw

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (47), (3), NEIC (6), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),