GDACS is a cooperation framework between the United Nations, the European Commission and disaster managers worldwide to improve alerts, information exchange and coordination in the first phase after major sudden-onset disasters.

M 5 in Papua New Guinea on 30 Dec 2016 19:48 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: 5.0M
  • Depth: 27.23 Km
  • Event Date: 30 Dec 2016 19:48 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 5360 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 30 Dec 2016 20:10 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10007nt8 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 204 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 12:30:00 +0100   pidp (en)

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (April 7, 1999 - Radio Australia)---An earthquake in northern Papua New Guinea sparked a tsunami panic last night. Radio Australia correspondent Richard Dinnen reports, however, that authorities say there is no risk of a tidal wave from the latest PNG trembler. "The quake measured 6.

People and organisations:

More news...

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (61), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

Access resources: List or RSS RSS