M 4.9 in Papua New Guinea on 16 Apr 2017 19:55 UTC

Event 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: 64.52 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.4137 , 153.8629
Event Date: 16 Apr 2017 19:55 UTC
Exposed Population: About 71753 people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 Apr 2017 20:15 UTC
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Latest media headlines

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

Machen Sie den Tsunami-Test: Welches Boot geht unter?Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:35:00 +0200. Als die monströsen Tsunamis Weihnachten 2004 die Küsten Südasiens trafen, kamen sie für die meisten Menschen überraschend. Wer die Warnzeichen allerdings erkannte - beispielsweise trockenfallende Uferzonen vor der Flut -, konnte sich in Sicherheit br...
Abordan medidas para revertir percepción de inseguridad en Región de CoquimboThu, 20 Apr 2017 17:47:00 +0200. La Encuesta Nacional Urbana de Seguridad Ciudadana (ENUSC) es una de las herramientas del Estado para medir la percepción de la población en materia de seguridad y prevención del delito, con el fin de tomar medidas e implementar acciones adicionales ...
Coral reefs cannot grow fast enough to keep pace with rising sea levels, finds studyThu, 20 Apr 2017 16:29:00 +0200. are failing to keep pace with rising sea levels, increasing the depth of the sea and removing a natural form of storm defence, according to a new study. Researchers were stunned by the amount of reef lost due to erosion at sites in the Pacific off Ha...
هل يحقّ للطائفيين اتّهام غيرهم بالطائفيّة؟... "إن لم تستحِ فافعل ما تشاء"Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:30:00 +0200. http://files.elnashra.com/elnashra/imagine/pictures_120_96/2575948_1489599847.jpg ترفض قوى سياسية ونيابية مسيحية كل اتهام يوجهه مسؤولون وقيادات شاركوا في اتفاق الطائف ومارسوا الحكم طيلة عشرات السنين، الى غيرهم من الذين عادوا حديثا الى لبنان لممارسة ...

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),