M 6.5 in Papua New Guinea on 07 Nov 2017 21:26 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.5M
Depth: 107.37 km
Lat/Lon: -4.2272 , 143.4798
Event Date: 07 Nov 2017 21:26 UTC
Exposed Population: 340000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 07 Nov 2017 21:44 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (PNG)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 208 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

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Sat, 11 Nov 2017 19:56:00 +0100.

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Sat, 11 Nov 2017 17:58:00 +0100.

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Chile’s top court orders compensation for tsunami victims
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 13:28:00 +0100.

SANTIAGO – The Supreme Court of Chile has ordered compensation of more than 1.8 billion pesos (about 2.92 million U.S. dollars) to the families of 20 of the victims of the tsunami that struck this country in 2010. By unanimous decision on F
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من سريبرينيتشا إلى سورية: كيف يحدد مختبر واحد مصير الأشخاص المفقودين! ...
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 11:13:00 +0100.

تحتوي الحقيبة الزرقاء التى تحمل ملصقاً على جانبها مكتوب عليه عبارة «بريد دبلوماسي» على شحنة مروعة: هي عظام وعينات لأنسجة بشرية تم انتشالها من مقبرة جماعية فى البوسنة. ويتم نقل هذه الشحنة إلى مختبر في لاهاي لتجهيزها، حيث يتم تنظيف العينات وط
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),