M 5.5 in Papua New Guinea on 12 Nov 2023 05:54 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 1400499
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.8199 , 151.1777
Event Date: 12 Nov 2023 05:54 UTC
12 Nov 2023 15:54 Local
Exposed Population: 40 thousand in MMI IV
Inserted at: 13 Nov 2023 22:22 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000lafn Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 rapid impact 0  
  C2 rapid impact 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 70 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Papua, Indonesia, on Thursday, November ... 2023-11-16T03:50+0100.

16 Nov 02:40 UTC First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes. 16 Nov 02:40 : Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 101.0 km (from 6.2 to 63 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 13 km (8.1 mi) towards
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Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - Near N Coast of Papua, Indonesia, on We ... 2023-11-15T18:54+0100.

Notes: (*) Shaking intensity according to the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale (MMI) and estimated using seismic models. The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It
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5.1-magnitude quake hits 42 km SE of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea: USGS2023-11-14T22:55+0100.

NEW YORK, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 42 km SE of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea, at 18:41:56 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 86.5 km, was initially determined
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5.1-magnitude quake hits 42 km SE of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea: USGS2023-11-14T22:54+0100.

NEW YORK, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 42 km SE of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea, at 18:41:56 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 86.5 km, was initially determined
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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: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),