M 6.1 in Papua New Guinea on 28 Feb 2018 02:45 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 16 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.1817 , 142.4918
Event Date: 28 Feb 2018 02:45 UTC
Exposed Population: 400000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 28 Feb 2018 21:34 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (PNG)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 353 | About casualties: 98 | Last hour: 0

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Sat, 03 Mar 2018 18:43:00 +0100.

Lo están avisando y nadie parece hacer nada. Sí, hoy mismo un tsunami podría arrasar la costa de Cádiz y Huelva. Puede ser hoy, mañana o dentro de cien años, pero va a pasar, o al menos eso es lo que aseguran los numerosos investigadores qu
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),