M 6 in Papua New Guinea on 04 Mar 2018 19:56 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: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.3069 , 142.6202
Event Date: 04 Mar 2018 19:56 UTC
Exposed Population: 430000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 04 Mar 2018 20:14 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (PNG)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 496 | About casualties: 158 | Last hour: 0

Strong quake hits off Papua New Guinea; no tsunami threat
Thu, 08 Mar 2018 19:46:00 +0100.

A strong earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea this morning but does not pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii. The preliminary magnitude 6.8 quake struck 12 miles east-northeast of Taron, Papua New Guinea at 7:39 a.m. Hawaii time at a depth of
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08.03.2018 21:31 : Землетрясение магнитудой 7,0 произошло у берегов Па ...
Thu, 08 Mar 2018 19:45:00 +0100.

Землетрясение магнитудой 7,0 произошло у берегов Папуа — Новой Гвинеи. Как сообщила Геологическая служба США, данных о пострадавших или разрушениях не поступало, угроза цунами не объявлялась. Пожалуйста, или зарегистрируйтесь , чтобы оста
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Fresh 7.1 quake strikes off PNG island An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 ...
Thu, 08 Mar 2018 19:40:00 +0100.

An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 has struck 135 km east of the town of Rabaul, on the eastern tip of Papua New Guinea's island of New Britain. Although the quake, which struck at 3.39am Friday, was under the seabed at a relatively shallow dep
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REUTERS - Magnitude 7.1 quake strikes east of Papua New Guinea island
Thu, 08 Mar 2018 19:35:00 +0100.

Magnitude 7.1 quake strikes east of Papua New Guinea island. Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters. March 9 (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck 135 km (85 miles) east of the town of Rabaul, on the eastern tip of Papua New Guinea's is
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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),