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Mw 4.9 Earthquake, Green alert in Papua New Guinea on 31 Dec 2016 21:44 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 4.9M, Depth:58.81km
  • on 31 Dec 2016 21:44 UTC
  • No people within 100km
  • inserted at 31 Dec 2016 22:19:11 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10007nxx (neicid)

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Articles: 472 | 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.

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