M 5.5 in Papua New Guinea on 30 Nov 2017 05:50 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 97.95 km
Lat/Lon: -4.3641 , 143.798
Event Date: 30 Nov 2017 05:50 UTC
Exposed Population: 280000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Nov 2017 06:10 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (PNG)

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Na tropie wymarzonego mieszkania. Za nami Dni Otwarte DeweloperówFri, 01 Dec 2017 16:10:00 +0100. Czytam te brednie w komentarzach i aż nie wierzę. Dobrze, że deweloperzy dużo budują, bo rynek mieszkaniowy czeka niedługo tsunami, nikt przecież nie oszuka demografii, gdyż z roku na rok potencjalnych klientów jest coraz mniej. Żadni Ukrai
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Fears of tsunami as sea recedes at Kappad Beach in Kozhikode, even as Cyclo ... Fri, 01 Dec 2017 15:59:00 +0100. The sea bed lies exposed for about 100-200 metres after the water receded at Kappad beach in Kozhikode, spreading fear that a tsunami would hit the shores. | Express Photo by TP Sooraj. That's not high enough! Curious onlookers watch from
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زلزال قوي يضرب ايرانFri, 01 Dec 2017 15:56:00 +0100. (موسوعة هذا اليوم للاخبار | اخبار العراق )- (المستقلة)… قالت هيئة المسح الجيولوجي الأميركية إن زلزالا قويا بلغت شدته 6.3 درجة هز جنوب شرق إيران بالقرب من مدينة كرمان. وكان مركز الزلزال على بعد 50 كيلومترا شمال شرقي كرمان التي يسكنها أكثر من
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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),