M 4.7 in Papua New Guinea on 18 Apr 2018 21:57 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1140701
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.4927 , 142.8764
Event Date: 18 Apr 2018 21:57 UTC
Exposed Population: 570000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 18 Apr 2018 22:21 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000dnd2 Scaled population (vector) 5.58  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 5 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

PM O’Neill begins CHOGM meetings with courtesy call to the Duke of Yor ... Sun, 22 Apr 2018 04:49:00 +0200.

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill has begun his range of high level meetings at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) with a courtesy call to Prince Andrew The Duke of York. During the meeting at Buckingham Palac
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Papua New Guinea: Papua New Guinea: Highlands Earthquake Situation Rep ... Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:15:00 +0200.

This report is produced by the National Disaster Centre and the Office of the Resident Coordinator in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the Disaster Management Team Secretariat, and covers the period from 10 to 16 A
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PM O’Neill begins CHOGM meetings with courtesy call to the Duke of Yor ... Sat, 21 Apr 2018 04:30:00 +0200.

LONDON, 20 APRIL 2018 (PNG PM OFFICE) – Papua New Guinea Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill CMG MP, has begun his range of high-level meetings at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) with a courtesy call to Prince Andrew The Duke
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C4D Consultant (International), Port Moresby, Papua New GuineaFri, 20 Apr 2018 19:02:00 +0200.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for ever
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (34), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),