M 6 in Papua New Guinea on 26 Feb 2018 08:26 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 23.64 km
Lat/Lon: -6.4274 , 143.2706
Event Date: 26 Feb 2018 08:26 UTC
Exposed Population: 870000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 26 Feb 2018 08:46 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (PNG)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 774 | About casualties: 130 | Last hour: 0

Gempa Landa Maluku Tenggara Barat, Diprediksi Sejak Akhir 2017Fri, 02 Mar 2018 07:46:00 +0100. Bisnis.com, Ambon Gempa bumi tektonik berkekuatan 6,1 pada scala richter kembali terjadi sekitar 170 kilometer barat laut Kepulauan Yamdena, Kabupaten Maluku Tenggara Barat pada Jumat (2/3/2018) pukul 11.20 WIT atau 09.20 WIB. Data Badan Me
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Mattarella: 'La ricerca nell'ambito delle malattie rare va sostenuta' VideoFri, 02 Mar 2018 07:42:00 +0100. (Di venerdì 2 marzo 2018) In occasione del decimo anniversario della Giornata mondiale delle malattie rare , ha fatto il giro del Paese la dichiarazione del presidente della Repubblica Video , Sergio Mattarella : "La ricerca. : RT @msdsalu
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Hanyu set to receive People’s Honor Award; youngest everFri, 02 Mar 2018 07:40:00 +0100. Yuzuru Hanyu, who became the first male figure skater to win back-to-back gold medals in 66 years at the Pyeongchang Olympics, is expected to become the youngest-ever recipient of the People’s Honor Award. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide
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RELOCATED SAMOANS STRUGGLE FOR WATERFri, 02 Mar 2018 07:13:00 +0100. A year after tsunami, water service just a promise. By Charlina Tone APIA, Samoa (Samoa Observer, Sept. 28, 2010) - After a few days without rain Olo Tolovae of Lepa sends his four daughters with buckets to the village pool to collect water
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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),