M 5.8 in Papua New Guinea on 10 Feb 2018 22:50 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 267.98 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.8048 , 151.9177
Event Date: 10 Feb 2018 22:50 UTC
Exposed Population: 240000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 10 Feb 2018 23:10 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 7.6 (PNG)
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 172 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 0

Trump administration proposes 8 percent budget cut at National Weather Service, reduction in staffTue, 13 Feb 2018 00:40:00 +0100. Fresh on the heels of the costliest year on record for weather disasters, with economic damages , the Trump administration has proposed cutting the National Weather Service’s budget by about 8 percent . It also recommends eliminating 355 jobs at the...
19:52 | Pescadores artesanales del Bío Bío demandan al Gobierno medidas para prevenir marea rojaTue, 13 Feb 2018 00:12:00 +0100. enviar. Matías Vega La Federación de Pescadores Artesanales del Biobío (Fedepés) demandó del gobierno políticas públicas y medidas que permitan enfrentar nuevas detecciones de marea roja , y así proteger a los pescadores de un profundo daño en su ca...
Cifra de muertos en Taiwán sube a 9 y 270 heridosMon, 12 Feb 2018 22:27:00 +0100. Hay ocho desaparecidos. Taipei. Según los últimos datos publicados por el Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia, el terremoto que tuvo lugar en Hualien el 6 de febrero a las 23:50 h. ha dejado hasta el momento de publicación un saldo de nueve víctimas ...
Margem para um tsunami é nula dado o atual quadro sísmico em São MiguelMon, 12 Feb 2018 20:08:00 +0100. A maior ilha do arquipélago está a vivenciar uma crise sísmica, é certo, mas os vários sismos registados - todos em terra - nunca ultrapassaram uma magnitude de 3,6 na escala de Richter. O geólogo Paulo Borges, também professor da Faculdade de Ciênci...

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (41), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),