M 5 in Papua New Guinea on 30 Dec 2016 19:48 UTC

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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
Lat/Lon: -5.3615 , 152.9771
Event Date: 30 Dec 2016 19:48 UTC
Exposed Population: About 5360 people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Dec 2016 20:10 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),