M 5.9 in Papua New Guinea from 16 Jul 2013 09:35 UTC to 09:35

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1000524
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 85.7 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.3073 , 154.746
Event Date: 16 Jul 2013 09:35 UTC
16 Jul 2013 19:35 Local
Exposed Population:
100473 people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 Jul 2013 11:59 UTC


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC -0.8 -0.8
Scaled population (vector) n.a  
  C1 earthquake n.a  
  C2 earthquake n.a  
  Country Vulnerability n.a  
  INFORM_normalised n.a  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 377 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

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Régis Penneçot dénonce « un véritable tsunami contre l'apprentissage d ... Fri, 19 Jul 2013 16:06:00 +0200.

Après le comité interministériel pour la modernisation de l’action publique (Cimap) du 17 juillet et ses suites, Régis Penneçot, président de la ...
Thyroid cancer risk for 2,000 Fukushima workers: TEPCOFri, 19 Jul 2013 15:56:00 +0200.

Around 2,000 people who have worked at Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant face a heightened risk of thyroid cancer, its operator said Friday.
La Tepco ammette: rischio di cancro della tiroide per 2.000 liquidator ... Fri, 19 Jul 2013 15:55:00 +0200.

Circa 2.000 “liquidatori” che hanno lavorato nella centrale nucleare di Fukushima Daiichi dovranno affrontare un elevato rischio di cancro alla tiroide. Ad ammetterlo è la stessa Tokyo electric power company (Tepco), che fino al terremoto/t

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (40), (3), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2), USGS (2),