M 5.6 in Papua New Guinea on 26 Feb 2018 04:41 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.4195 , 151.8309
Event Date: 26 Feb 2018 04:41 UTC
Exposed Population: About 62000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 26 Feb 2018 04:59 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (PNG)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 338 | About casualties: 63 | Last hour: 0

Землетрясение магнитудой 5,9 произошло у берегов Индонезии.
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 04:32:00 +0100.

Геологическая служба США. информирует Отмечается, что толчки были зафиксированы в 02:20 по времени UTC. Очаг залегал землетрясения на глубине 136,8 км. Данных о разрушениях и угрозе возникновения цунами не поступало. 25 февраля стало извест
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Fri, 02 Mar 2018 04:11:00 +0100.

A significant temperature anomaly across the Northern Hemisphere has led to an intense cold outbreak with a relatively long-lasting period of low temperatures over western Russia and most of central, eastern and northern Europe. Cold Arctic
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Gempa 6,1 SR Guncang Maluku, Tidak Berpotensi Tsunami
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 03:56:00 +0100.

Jakarta - Gempa berkekuatan 6,1 skala Richter (SR) mengguncang wilayah Maluku. Badan Meteorologi, Klimatologi dan Geofisika (BMKG) menyebut gempa ini tidak berpotensi tsunami. Informasi tersebut disampaikan BMKG dalam keterangannya, Jumat (
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Chinese FM offers condolences to PNG over earthquake
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 02:45:00 +0100.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday offered condolences and extended sympathy over a powerful earthquake in Papua New Guinea (PNG). In the message to his PNG counterpart Rimbink Pato, Wang pledged that the Chinese government is wil
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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),