M 6.6 in Papua New Guinea on 26 Mar 2018 09:51 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.6M
Depth: 39.97 km
Lat/Lon: -5.4617 , 151.396
Event Date: 26 Mar 2018 09:51 UTC
Exposed Population: About 85000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 26 Mar 2018 10:12 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (PNG)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 316 | About casualties: 10 | Last hour: 0

Papua Yeni Gine'de 6,9 büyüklüğünde deprem
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 09:40:00 +0200.

MELBOURNE. ABD Jeolojik Araştırmalar Merkezi (USGS), Papua Yeni Gine’de 6,9 büyüklüğündeki depremin merkez üssü Yeni Britanya Adası’ndaki Rabaul kentine 162 kilometre uzaklıkta yerin 35 kilometre derinliğinde kaydedildiğini açıkladı. Deprem
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زلزال مدمر يضرب جزيرة في بابوا غينيا الجديدة
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 09:37:00 +0200.

ضرب زلزال مدمر جزيرة في دولة بابوا غينيا الجديدة، اليوم الجمعة، بحسب هيئة المسح الجيولوجي الأمريكية. قالت الهيئة، إن زلزالا بلغت قوته 7.2 درجة وقع قبالة ساحل بابوا غينيا الجديدة، اليوم الجمعة. وأضاف بيان هيئة المسح الجيولوجي أن الزلزال وقع
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ALERTĂ de TSUNAMI. Un CUTREMUR de 7 GRADE a zguduit Papua Noua Guinee
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 09:36:00 +0200.

Un cutremur cu magnitudinea de 7 grade pe scara Richter a avut loc în largul coastelor insulei Noua Britanie, aparţinând de Papua Noua Guinee, a anunţat Institutul american de Geofizică. Epicentrul acestui cutremur a fost localizat la 160
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Un tremblement de terre puissant frappe la Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 09:34:00 +0200.

Un séisme d'une magnitude de 6,9 sur l'échelle de Richter a frappé la Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée vendredi, selon l'Institut américain de géologie (USGS). L'épicentre du tremblement, qui a frappé à 7h25 du matin, était à 145 kilomètres à l'es
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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),