M 4.5 in Papua New Guinea on 14 Feb 2019 07:54 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 1170784
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 126.21 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.7821 , 146.9773
Event Date: 14 Feb 2019 07:54 UTC
14 Feb 2019 17:54 Local
Exposed Population:
260000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 Feb 2019 08:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000jhtb Scaled population (vector) 5.21  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
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Latest media headlines

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

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Papua New Guinea earthquake: Huge 6.4 tremor hits Pacific islandSun, 17 Feb 2019 16:16:00 +0100.

An earthquake measured at 6.4 has struck Papua New Guinea in the southwestern Pacific. A tsunami warning is currently in effect for the surrounding area. The earthquake struck at a depth of 367.93km, 47km north west of the town of Namatanai
Oil Search : supports Kutubu Secondary School rebuild after earthquakeThu, 14 Feb 2019 06:48:00 +0100.

Oil Search supports Kutubu Secondary School rebuild after earthquake. PNG Media Release. Monday, 11 February 2019. Kutubu Secondary School in the Southern Highlands P rovince is rebuilding its school so 700 students can return to classes af

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 (37), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),