M 5.5 in Papua New Guinea on 25 Feb 2018 18:11 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: 38.97 km
Lat/Lon: -5.7603 , 142.2443
Event Date: 25 Feb 2018 18:11 UTC
Exposed Population: 330000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 25 Feb 2018 18:29 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (PNG)

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Thu, 01 Mar 2018 17:56:00 +0100.

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Thu, 01 Mar 2018 17:51:00 +0100.

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5.7-magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan's Iriomote Island, no tsuna ...
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 17:48:00 +0100.

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7 struck off Iriomote Island, southwestern Japan at 10:42 p.m. local time (1345 GMT), Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said Thursday. The temblor was centered in the waters near Iriomote Isla
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5.7-magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan's island
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 17:43:00 +0100.

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7 struck off Iriomote Island, southwestern Japan on Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said. An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7 struck off Iriomote Island, southwes
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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),