M 5.7 in Papua New Guinea on 09 Jun 2024 16:28 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 1432393
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 125 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.4356 , 154.0968
Event Date: 09 Jun 2024 16:28 UTC
10 Jun 2024 02:28 Local
Exposed Population: 90 thousand in MMI IV
Inserted at: 09 Jun 2024 17:06 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000mrdc Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 11 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 1

India sends relief material for Papua New Guinea amid devastating land ... 2024-06-13T08:47+0200.

India sent around 19 tons of relief material for the people of Papua New Guinea in the aftermath of devastating landslides that struck the island nation last month inflicting huge casualties and heavy damage to the infrastructure. A flight
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Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 65 km south of Madang, Madang, Papua Ne ... 2024-06-13T05:09+0200.

Nearby places The closest larger town where the quake might have been felt is Madang , a town with 27,000 inhabitants in Papua New Guinea , in 65 km (40 mi) distance north of the epicenter. People likely experienced weak shaking there. Seve
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Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 94 km southwest of Berlin Harbour, West S ... 2024-06-12T06:07+0200.

Nearby places The closest larger town where the quake might have been felt is Berlin Harbour , a town with 5,500 inhabitants in Papua New Guinea , in 94 km (59 mi) distance northeast of the epicenter. People likely experienced weak shaking
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5.3-magnitude quake hits New Britain Region, Papua New Guinea -- GFZ2024-06-11T14:52+0200.

BEIJING, June 11 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 jolted New Britain Region, Papua New Guinea at 11:38 GMT on Tuesday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said. The epicenter, with a depth of 133.7 km, was initia
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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: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),