M 6.4 in Papua New Guinea on 08 Feb 2016 16:19 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.4M
Depth: 31.62 km
Lat/Lon: -6.6214 , 154.7073
Event Date: 08 Feb 2016 16:19 UTC
Exposed Population: About 35000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 Feb 2016 18:30 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 460 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Asamblea Nacional rechazará validación judicial de decreto presidencialFri, 12 Feb 2016 15:59:00 +0100. Flash Informativo. 10:02 hs El científico indio Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, exjefe del organismo de la ONU sobre cambio climático que recibió el premio Nobel de la Paz en 2007, dejará su cargo actual hasta que se revise su caso, que se encuent
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زلزال بقوة 6.5 درجات يضرب اندونيسياFri, 12 Feb 2016 15:56:00 +0100. جاكرتا - (أ ف ب) – وقع زلزال بقوة 6،5 درجات الجمعة قبالة سواحل المحيط الهادىء في شرق اندونيسيا، كما ذكر المعهد الجيولوجي الاميركي، لكن لم يصدر اي تحذير من حصول تسونامي، كما اوضحت السلطات المحلية. وسجل الزلزال عند الساعة 17,02 (10،2 ت غ) على
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Jakarta vulnerable, mitigation measures still unclearFri, 12 Feb 2016 15:49:00 +0100. Update |  February 12, 2016 14:46 GMT+7 132 view(s) 0 comment(s) JAKARTA, KOMPAS Data regarding the readiness of Jakarta's buildings in facing potential earthquakes is still unclear. There have not been any tests, mapping or compreh
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Strong Quake Hits Indonesia's Sumba RegionFri, 12 Feb 2016 15:47:00 +0100. KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 (Bernama) -- A magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit Indonesia's Sumba Region at 6.02pm today, the Malaysian Meteorological Depatment said in a statement. The statement said the epicentre was 184km southeast of Bima, Indonesia a
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),