M 5.7 in Papua New Guinea on 29 Dec 2017 23:55 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 95.82 km
Lat/Lon: -5.481 , 150.8454
Event Date: 29 Dec 2017 23:55 UTC
Exposed Population: 160000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Dec 2017 00:17 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (PNG)

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Bridge crash created tsunami of oranges
Sat, 30 Dec 2017 09:04:00 +0100.

Re: “Vic West bridge too low for transport truck,” Dec. 28. About 45 years ago, I was driving behind a transport truck that slammed into the Vic West bridge. It was carrying oranges. I was hit with a tsunami of oranges coming down the stre
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Sat, 30 Dec 2017 08:49:00 +0100.

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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),