M 6.8 in Papua New Guinea on 08 Mar 2018 17:39 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.8M
Depth: 15.22 km
Lat/Lon: -4.3887 , 153.2016
Event Date: 08 Mar 2018 17:39 UTC
Exposed Population: About 65000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 Mar 2018 18:01 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (PNG)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 659 | About casualties: 29 | Last hour: 0

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Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:19:00 +0100.

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Kandilli Rasathanesi'nden şok deprem uyarısı: İstanbul'da sona yaklaşı ...
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:11:00 +0100.

Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Kandilli Rasathanesi Müdürü Haluk Özener'in açıklamaları özetle şöyle: “Depremin nerede olacağı yüzde 99.9 oranında belli. Bu yer de Marmara Denizi’nin içi. Yani sismometrelerin bulunduğu yerler. İzmit Körfezi ucuna ka
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Foto: Dinding Raksasa Pemecah Tsunami di Jepang
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 16:55:00 +0100.

Rikuzentakata - Di pantai timur Laut Jepang, ada dinding raksasa membentang di tepi laut. Dinding ini sebagai pemecah ombak dan melindungi masyarakat dari tsunami. Pasca tsunami di 2011 silam, pemerintah Jepang membangun sebuah dinding rak
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¿Qué pasa en nuestro cerebro en el momento exacto de la muerte?
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 16:53:00 +0100.

No se sabe exactamente, y pese a que la ciencia tiene algunas respuestas, la Respuesta con mayúsculas continúa siendo un gran misterio. Además de ser de difícil solución, la interrogante acarrea también implicaciones éticas. Sin embargo, un
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (109), (4), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (3), USGS (4), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),