M 4.6 in Papua New Guinea on 31 Aug 2020 03:03 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 1232447
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.5782 , 151.4959
Event Date: 31 Aug 2020 03:03 UTC
31 Aug 2020 13:03 Local
Exposed Population:
About 80000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 31 Aug 2020 03:22 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000bf59 Scaled population (vector) 5.15  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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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),