M 5.8 in Papua New Guinea on 07 Aug 2017 06:26 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 34.53 km
Lat/Lon: -5.4006 , 151.5565
Event Date: 07 Aug 2017 06:26 UTC
Exposed Population: About 59000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 07 Aug 2017 06:47 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (PNG)

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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 06:00:00 +0200.

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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 05:45:00 +0200.

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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 05:33:00 +0200.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),