M 5.7 in New Britain Region, P.N.G. on 16 May 2019 01:23 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 1179594
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 25.33 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.2257 , 152.6189
Event Date: 16 May 2019 01:23 UTC
Exposed Population: About 42000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 17 May 2019 01:30 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70003ly5 Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),