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Mw 5.6 Earthquake, Green alert in Papua New Guinea on 31 Jan 2016 02:50 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 5.6M, Depth:10km
  • on 31 Jan 2016 02:50 UTC
  • About 35296 people within 100km
  • inserted at 31 Jan 2016 03:12:01 UTC


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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (74), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), NEIC (4), WMO (1), USGS (6),

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