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M 5.8 in Papua New Guinea on 26 Jan 2016 03:10 UTC
GDACS Event Report - 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: 43.85 Km
  • Event Date: 26 Jan 2016 03:10 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 1979 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 26 Jan 2016 03:27 UTC


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Articles: 119 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Quake of magnitude 6.3 strikes off Papua New Guinea
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 08:49:00 +0100   trust2 (en)

SINGAPORE, Jan 26 (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck off the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The earthquake, about 169 km (105 miles) southeast of the town of Rabaul, hit at a depth of 46 km (29 miles). There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

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Scossa magnitudo 6 in Papua Nuova Guinea: il ricordo dello tsunami del 1998
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 15:38:00 +0100   zazoom (it)

(Di martedì 26 gennaio 2016) Una forte Scossa di magnitudo 6 ha colpito oggi, alle 4,10 (ora italiana), nello Stretto di Bismarck, senza generare danni a cose o a persone. L’evento non può che ricordare alla popolazione locale quanto queste isole del Pacifico, quali la Papua Nuova Guinea , le Isole....

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TERREMOTO OGGI / Marche, scossa di M 2.1 in provincia di Macerata. Sisma di M 6.1 in Papua Nuova Guinea (in tempo reale, 26 gennaio 2016, ore 11:30)
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:57:00 +0100   247libero (it)

TERREMOTO OGGI IN ITALIA E DAL MONDO: SCIAME SISMICO NEL PERUGINO (IN TEMPO REALE, 26 GENNAIO 2016) - Continua lo sciame sismico che in questi ultimi giorni ha interessato la provincia di Perugia, con una serie di terremoti fortunatamente di lieve entità che stanno comunque tenendo al di sopra del....

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