M 4.5 in Papua New Guinea on 01 Jul 2020 19:46 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 1224758
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 87.21 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.9409 , 147.0002
Event Date: 01 Jul 2020 19:46 UTC
02 Jul 2020 05:46 Local
Exposed Population:
460000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 01 Jul 2020 19:56 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000ag47 Scaled population (vector) 5.38  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

A 5.3-magnitude earthquake jolts East Java's BlitarSun, 05 Jul 2020 06:35:00 +0200.

Jakarta (ANTARA) - A 5.3-magnitude earthquake had struck Blitar District in East Java Province on Sunday at around 02.09 a.m. local time but it did not potentially trigger tsunami. The earthquake's epicenter was located at about 129 kilomet
BMKG installs three early warning receiver systems in AlorThu, 02 Jul 2020 11:27:00 +0200.

Sumawan, head of the Alor Geophysics Station, (right) briefs three personnel of the Alor Search and Rescue Office on the installed earthquake and tsunami early warning receiver system (Antara/HO- BMKG Alor) Kupang, E Nusa Tenggara (ANTARA)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),