M 5.3 in Papua New Guinea on 26 Dec 2012 02:24 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 121623
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.3M
Depth: 95.5 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.9601 , 147.303
Event Date: 26 Dec 2012 02:24 UTC
Exposed Population: 300000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 26 Dec 2012 02:43 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0.5 1
usc000eg10 Scaled population  
  C1 earthquake  
  C2 earthquake  
  Country Vulnerability  
  INFORM_normalised  
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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 (33), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),