M 5.7 in Papua New Guinea on 08 Jun 2021 10:56 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 1272232
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 139.06 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.1724 , 151.2911
Event Date: 08 Jun 2021 10:56 UTC
08 Jun 2021 20:56 Local
Exposed Population: 250000 people in MMI>=IV
About 95000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 Jun 2021 11:17 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000eb30 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, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 5 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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Event. A magnitude-5.1 earthquake occurred in central Papua New Guinea at 17:00 June 11. The epicenter was about 55 km (34 miles) northeast of Kainantu, Papua New Guinea. The tremor occurred at a depth of about 108 km (67 miles), and light
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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Papua New Guinea: Eastern New Guinea Re ... Fri, 11 Jun 2021 09:18:00 +0200.

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake near Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, was reported only 17 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity wor
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Se registra un sismo de magnitud 5.7 en Papúa Nueva GuineaTue, 08 Jun 2021 17:58:00 +0200.

SÍDNEY, Australia.- Un terremoto de magnitud 5.7 sacudió este martes la isla de Nueva Bretaña, al este de Papúa Nueva Guinea, sin que hasta el momento se haya informado de víctimas o declarado alerta de tsunami. Se registra un sismo de magn
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Un terremoto de magnitud 5,7 sacude el este de Papúa Nueva GuineaTue, 08 Jun 2021 14:08:00 +0200.

Sídney (Australia), 8 jun (EFE).- Un terremoto de magnitud 5,7 sacudió este martes la isla de Nueva Bretaña, en el este de Papúa Nueva Guinea, sin que se haya informado en los primeros momentos de víctimas o declarado alerta de tsunami. El
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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.
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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

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),