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M 6.5 in Papua New Guinea on 07 Nov 2017 21:26 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 6.5M
  • Depth: 107.37 Km
  • Event Date: 07 Nov 2017 21:26 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 340000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 07 Nov 2017 21:44 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 7.6 (PNG)

References

Known identifiers for this event: gfz2017vwak (geofonid) at00oz2gwf (ntwc    id) us2000bk15 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 163 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Terremoto in Papua Nuova Guinea: violenta scossa di magnitudo 6.5
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 11:19:00 +0100   nanopress (it)

Terremoto in Papua Nuova Guinea : secondo le rilevazioni dell’Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia e dell’agenzia sismologica statunitense Usgs, una violenta scossa di terremoto di magnitudo 6.5 della scala Richter ha colpito il nord del Paese. La terra continua a tremare non soltanto in Italia, ma anche in Grecia e nel resto del mondo.

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Terremoto in Papua Nuova Guinea: forte scossa magnitudo 6.5
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 09:17:00 +0100   retenews24 (it)

Una scossa di terremoto di magnitudo 6.5 è stata registrata alle 6:26 ora locale (le 22:26 di ieri in Italia) nel nord della Papua Nuova Guinea. Secondo i dati dell’Istituto nazionale di geofisica e vulcanologia (Ingv) italiano e dell’agenzia sismologica statunitense Usgs, il sima ha avuto ipocentro....

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Forte terremoto sacode noroeste de Papua Nova Guiné
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 07:26:00 +0100   g1-globo (pt)

Um terremoto de magnitude 6,5 sacudiu, nesta terça-feira (7), a cidade de Angoram, no noroeste de Papua Nova Guiné, onde as autoridades locais ainda não informaram sobre vítimas ou danos materiais, nem emitiram alerta de tsunami. O Serviço Geológico dos Estados Unidos (USGS), que registra a....

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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 (63), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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