M 5.4 in Papua New Guinea on 26 Nov 2020 03:47 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 1245155
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.4M
Depth: 33.12 Km
Lat/Lon: -4.6312 , 144.8937
Event Date: 26 Nov 2020 03:47 UTC
26 Nov 2020 13:47 Local
Exposed Population: About 15000 people in MMI V
280000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Nov 2020 00:59 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000cjxn Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 7 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes near Mount Hagen, Papua New GuineaThu, 26 Nov 2020 05:57:00 +0100.

5.1 quake 26 Nov 2:42 pm (GMT +10) An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred only 12 minutes ago 162 km northeast of Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported. The quake hit at a shallow depth of
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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: JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),