M 5.1 in Papua New Guinea on 20 May 2019 06:02 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 1180005
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.8279 , 154.6331
Event Date: 20 May 2019 06:02 UTC
20 May 2019 16:02 Local
Exposed Population: About 26000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 May 2019 06:25 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70003nf1 Scaled population (vector) 3.47  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (34), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),