M 6 in Papua New Guinea on 01 Oct 2020 10:34 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 1237622
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 109.22 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.0867 , 148.6576
Event Date: 01 Oct 2020 10:34 UTC
01 Oct 2020 20:34 Local
Exposed Population: 460000 people in MMI>=IV
About 69000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 02 Oct 2020 10:38 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000c3td Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2020. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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

Un terremoto de magnitud 6,0 sacude la región oriental de Papúa Nueva ... Thu, 01 Oct 2020 15:04:00 +0200.

BANGKOK.- Un terremoto de magnitud 6,0 sacudió este jueves la región oriental de Papúa Nueva Guinea, sin que se informara de daños materiales o víctimas ni se emitiera una alerta de tsunami. El seísmo se produjo a 20.34 hora local (10.34 am
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Un terremoto de magnitud 6.0 sacude la región oriental de Papúa Nueva ... Thu, 01 Oct 2020 14:02:00 +0200.

Bangkok.- Un terremoto de magnitud 6.0 sacudió este jueves la región oriental de Papúa Nueva Guinea , sin que se informara de daños materiales o víctimas ni se emitiera una alerta de tsunami. El seísmo se produjo a 20.34 hora local (10.34 a
...(more)

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: JRC (43), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),