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Mw 4.8 Earthquake, Green alert in Papua New Guinea on 09 Mar 2016 16:06 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 4.8M, Depth:58.51km
  • on 09 Mar 2016 16:06 UTC
  • About 54176 people within 100km
  • inserted at 09 Mar 2016 17:09:02 UTC


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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (71), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2),

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