M 4.5 in Papua New Guinea on 22 Jul 2018 14:47 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 1151176
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.5461 , 143.2747
Event Date: 22 Jul 2018 14:47 UTC
Exposed Population: 770000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Jul 2018 15:30 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000gb8s Scaled population 5.76  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
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Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (33), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),