M 5.1 in Papua New Guinea on 12 Feb 2019 09:45 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 1170587
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.0433 , 146.2742
Event Date: 12 Feb 2019 09:45 UTC
12 Feb 2019 19:45 Local
Exposed Population: About 1000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 12 Feb 2019 10:03 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000jgkf Scaled population (vector) 2.14  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

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

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