M 4.7 in Papua New Guinea on 29 Nov 2015 14:42 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 85.64 km
Lat/Lon: -5.4035 , 145.6603
Event Date: 29 Nov 2015 14:42 UTC
Exposed Population: 625988 people within 100km
Inserted at: 29 Nov 2015 16:15 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),