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.

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 (PNG)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 3 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

20 years since one of the Pacific's worst natural disasters
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 05:03:00 +0200.

It's 20 years since a horrific tsunami which struck part of the Papua New Guinea coast of West Sepik province, killing about 2,200 people. The tsunami, with waves estimated as high as 14 metres washed across Sissano Lagoon, where most of th
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Business News : Ok Tedi pays out K100 million in dividend [23/07/2018 ...
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 04:04:00 +0200.

The Ok Tedi Mining Limited (OTML) board paid out K100 million (US$30.6 million) as dividend to its shareholders last week Friday. In announcing the payout, OTML board chairman Sir Moi Avei also cautioned shareholders not to have high expect
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Alyssa Azar ready to scale new heights
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 22:53:00 +0200.

SHE'S just conquered Mt Everest for the second time in her young life but despite the extraordinary achievement, there's no chance you'll catch 21-year-old Alyssa Azar resting on her laurels. The remarkable woman became the youngest Austral
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),