M 4.9 in Papua New Guinea on 13 Jan 2018 20:58 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: 100.49 km
Lat/Lon: -4.9225 , 151.7555
Event Date: 13 Jan 2018 20:58 UTC
Exposed Population: 240000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 13 Jan 2018 21:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (PNG)

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Latest media headlines

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Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:22:00 +0100.

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Mon, 15 Jan 2018 21:42:00 +0100.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),