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M 4.9 in Papua New Guinea on 16 Apr 2017 19:55 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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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: 4.9M
  • Depth: 64.52 Km
  • Event Date: 16 Apr 2017 19:55 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 71753 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 16 Apr 2017 20:15 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: us10008i6e (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 98 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Update: 1:47PM AN EARTHQUAKE measuring 5.2 local magnitude (ML) on the Richter Scale occurred in the Papua New Guinea (PNG) region this morning. more...
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 03:59:00 +0200   fijitimes (en)

Update: 1:47PM AN EARTHQUAKE measuring 5.2 local magnitude (ML) on the Richter Scale occurred in the Papua New Guinea (PNG) region this morning. The Seismology Unit of Fiji's Mineral Resources department stated today that this moderate earthquake with shallow depth source location did not pose any immediate threat to the Fiji region.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (72), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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