M 6.7 in Papua New Guinea on 06 Mar 2018 14:13 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.2943 , 142.6066
Event Date: 06 Mar 2018 14:13 UTC
Exposed Population: 430000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Mar 2018 16:42 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (PNG)

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Latest media headlines

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I segreti della bomba tsunami di Putin
Sat, 10 Mar 2018 11:30:00 +0100.

Pubblicato il: 10/03/2018 11:23. Diffuso dal ministero della difesa russo il video che mostra l'esistenza del progetto status - 6 AUV. Ovvero la 'bomba sottomarina tsunami'. Nome in codice Kanyon per il Pentagono e nota in Russia come Ocean
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Sat, 10 Mar 2018 11:21:00 +0100.

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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),