M 4.7 in Papua New Guinea on 22 Jan 2021 09:26 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 1252700
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 55.81 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.9975 , 141.5101
Event Date: 22 Jan 2021 09:26 UTC
22 Jan 2021 19:26 Local
Exposed Population:
160000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Jan 2021 09:47 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Papua New Guinea= 7.6; Indonesia= 4.8

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000d2bz Scaled population (vector) 5.12  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
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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),