M 6.2 in Papua New Guinea on 15 Jul 2019 08:21 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 1183402
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.2M
Depth: 58.97 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.9904 , 149.5517
Event Date: 15 Jul 2019 08:21 UTC
Exposed Population: 140000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 15 Jul 2019 10:24 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us70004kfs Scaled population (raster) 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1.3      
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 61 | About casualties: 29 | Last hour: 0

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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 (114), (4), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (3), USGS (4), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),