M 5.5 in Papua New Guinea on 27 Nov 2018 09:22 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -7.0746 , 154.7539
Event Date: 27 Nov 2018 09:22 UTC
Exposed Population: About 21000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 27 Nov 2018 09:54 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 1 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

GROUP DISPLACED BY WEST SEPIK TSUNAMI FACE LAND PROBLEMS
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 12:25:00 +0100.

VANIMO, Papua New Guinea (December 30, 1998 - Post-Courier)---About 22 families from Warapu, one of the villages affected by the tsunami in West Sepik Province, are pleading to the government to provide land for them to settle on. The leade
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),