M 4.7 in Papua New Guinea on 20 Jun 2017 12:40 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 1115335
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 55.53 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.6569 , 154.7854
Event Date: 20 Jun 2017 12:40 UTC
Exposed Population: About 83000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 Jun 2017 13:47 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us20009npl Scaled population 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 251 | About casualties: 15 | Last hour: 0

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Atención a los termómetros: El mundo hierveSat, 24 Jun 2017 04:56:00 +0200.

En todo el planeta se registran altas temperaturas históricas y es de esperar que el clima se torne cada vez más caliente, lo que implica más sequías, más inseguridad alimentaria, más hambre y más desplazamientos masivos de personas. De hec
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California Ruling Allows Navy Sailors to Sue in US Over Radiation Expo ... Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:12:00 +0200.

The plaintiffs, who served aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, arrived off Fukushima’s coast a day after the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that caused the nuclear disaster to provide humanitarian aid. Their suit alleges that Tokyo and TEPCO c
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California Ruling Allows Navy Sailors to Sue in US Over Radiation Expo ... Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:10:00 +0200.

The plaintiffs, who served aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, arrived off Fukushima’s coast a day after the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that caused the nuclear disaster to provide humanitarian aid. Their suit alleges that Tokyo and TEPCO c
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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.
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: JRC (34), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),