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Mw 5.8 Earthquake, Green alert in Papua New Guinea on 07 Aug 2017 06:26 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.8M, Depth:34.53km
  • on 07 Aug 2017 06:26 UTC
  • About 59651 people within 100km
  • inserted at 07 Aug 2017 06:47:08 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: us2000a5g1 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 338 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

EASTERN PAPUA NEW GUINEA SHAKEN BY EARTHQUAKE
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 02:37:00 +0200   pidp (en)

BUKA, Papua New Guinea (January 20, 1999 - Radio Australia)---The eastern parts of Papua New Guinea have been shaken by an earthquake with a magnitude of seven-point-one (7.1) on the Richter scale. The earthquake was located at a depth of 100 kilometers (60 miles) and about 100 kilometers (60 miles)....

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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.

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.

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (74), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (6),

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