M 5.9 in Papua New Guinea on 01 May 2024 23:45 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 1426864
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 29 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.8008 , 151.037
Event Date: 01 May 2024 23:45 UTC
02 May 2024 09:45 Local
Exposed Population: 1 thousand in MMI VI
Inserted at: 02 May 2024 00:40 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
7.6 (Papua New Guinea)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000mvk5 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
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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: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),