M 5.8 in Papua New Guinea on 10 Feb 2018 22:50 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: 267.98 km
Lat/Lon: -3.8048 , 151.9177
Event Date: 10 Feb 2018 22:50 UTC
Exposed Population: 240000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 10 Feb 2018 23:10 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (PNG)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 231 | About casualties: 8 | Last hour: 0

Patlarsa 100 milyon insanı öldürebilir!
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 21:18:00 +0100.

Uzmanlar, hiçbir belirti göstermeden patlama ihtimalinin yüksek olduğu yanardağın gelecek 100 yılda en az 100 milyon kişiyi öldürebileceğini duyurdu. Japonya’daki Kobe Üniversitesi’nde bulunan Kobe Okyanus Tabanı Araştırma Merkezi’nde (KOBE
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Actividades sísmicas desatan alarma en científicos
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 20:31:00 +0100.

Ya desde el terremoto registrado en Alaska y una erupción volcánica en Filipinas, se han experimentado distintos sismos a lo largo de este anillo, por lo que los terremotos que tuvieron lugar Guam, Japón y Taiwan han creado en la comunidad
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Le long chemin de croix de Marine Le Pen (article Premium)
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:49:00 +0100.

ENQUÊTE - Depuis son échec à la présidentielle, la présidente du Front national subit les foudres de la recomposition politique. Lancée dans la refondation de son mouvement, elle voit les européennes de 2019 et les municipales de 2020 comme
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Expertos advierten que República Dominicana es vulnerable ante sismo d ...
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:42:00 +0100.

Santo Domingo (EFE).- El presidente de la Sociedad Dominicana de Sismología e Ingeniería Sísmica (Sodosísmica), Leonardo Reyes Madera, advirtió de la vulnerabilidad del país ante un eventual terremoto, debido a “la fragilidad” que presentan
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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),