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M 6 in Papua New Guinea on 01 Dec 2017 02:50 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
  • Depth: 52.71 Km
  • Event Date: 01 Dec 2017 02:50 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 290000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 01 Dec 2017 03:10 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 7.6 (PNG)

References

Known identifiers for this event: us1000bjph (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 230 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

La terra trema, forti scosse in Iran e Papua Nuova Guinea
Sat, 02 Dec 2017 08:25:00 +0100   blastingnews (it)

In quel caso le zone interessate furono quelle della provincia di Kermanshah , soprattutto nelle città di Sarpol e Zahab. Anche in Papua Nuova Guinea si rivive un incubo. Più delicata la situazione scaturita dal sisma di grado 6.0 in Papua Nuova Guinea, situato all'interno del cosiddetto 'anello di....

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6.0-magnitude quake hits off Papua New Guinea
Fri, 01 Dec 2017 10:48:00 +0100   emirates247 (en)

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck just off the coast of Papua New Guinea Friday, US seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning was issued. The quake hit at a depth of 52 kilometres (32 miles) about 59.1 kilometres from the nearest town of Finschhafen in....

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Terremoto Papua Nuova Guinea, scossa di magnitudo 6
Fri, 01 Dec 2017 08:27:00 +0100   blitzquotidiano (it)

ROMA – Una scossa di terremoto di magnitudo 6 è stata registrata alle 12:50 ora locale (le 3:50 in Italia) davanti la costa nordest della Papua Nuova Guinea. Secondo i dati dell’Istituto nazionale di geofisica e vulcanologia (Ingv) italiano e dell’agenzia sismologica statunitense Usgs, il sisma ha....

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (64), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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