M 5.2 in Papua New Guinea on 23 Jan 2021 08:34 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 1252790
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.2M
Depth: 33.65 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.2833 , 147.655
Event Date: 23 Jan 2021 08:34 UTC
23 Jan 2021 18:34 Local
Exposed Population:
300000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 23 Jan 2021 15:33 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000d2mx Scaled population (vector) 5.59  
  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.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

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),