M 6 in Papua New Guinea on 10 Apr 2021 11:38 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 1264224
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.4527 , 145.7212
Event Date: 10 Apr 2021 11:38 UTC
10 Apr 2021 21:38 Local
Exposed Population: 220000 people in MMI>=IV
About 900 people within 100km
Inserted at: 10 Apr 2021 12:02 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Papua New Guinea)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000e0lk Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Papua New Guinea: Magnitude-6.0 earthquake strikes in the Bismarck Sea ... Sat, 10 Apr 2021 15:40:00 +0200.

Event. A magnitude-6.0 earthquake occurred in the Bismarck Sea off Papua New Guinea at around 21:38 April 10. The epicenter was about 195 km (121 miles) north of Madang, Papua New Guinea. The tremor occurred at a depth of about 10 km (6 mil

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),