M 4.7 in Papua New Guinea on 08 Dec 2018 13:59 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 1164767
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 47.9 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.6037 , 148.9032
Event Date: 08 Dec 2018 13:59 UTC
Exposed Population: About 37000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 Dec 2018 14:39 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000i52b Scaled population 3.94  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

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

Oil Search : continues to chase opportunitiesMon, 10 Dec 2018 06:13:00 +0100.

Oil Search continues to chase opportunities. PNG Media Release. 10 December, 2018. Oil Search continues to chase opportunities despite a challenging year which saw its operations disrupted by the devastating earthquake in February. Speaking
World: Enabling Quick Action to Save Lives: Contingency Fund for Emerg ... Sun, 09 Dec 2018 20:31:00 +0100.

INTRODUCTION. The Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE) has been a gamechanger for WHO. It allows WHO to respond rapidly to disease outbreaks and health emergencies - often in 24 hours or less. This saves lives and helps prevent unnecessar

By David Scoullar Journalism Lecturer Divine Word University, Madang. AITAPE, Papua New Guinea (May 27, 2000 - Divine Word University Journalism/PINA Nius Online)---Grief in words and faces. Grief overlays almost everything as communities r
Oil Search : takes out global energy awardFri, 07 Dec 2018 05:29:00 +0100.

Oil Search takes out global energy award. Media release. Friday, 7 December 2018. Oil Search has won the 2018 Platts Global Energy Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. The award recognises our efforts following the devastating earthqu

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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),