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M 4.8 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: 58.51 Km
  • Event Date: 09 Mar 2016 16:06 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 54176 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 09 Mar 2016 17:09 UTC


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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (64), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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