M 5.1 in Papua New Guinea on 11 Jun 2021 07:00 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 1272625
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 107.72 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.0048 , 146.2707
Event Date: 11 Jun 2021 07:00 UTC
11 Jun 2021 17:00 Local
Exposed Population:
750000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 11 Jun 2021 07:17 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000ec0u Scaled population (vector) 5.73  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
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Latest media headlines

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Papua New Guinea: Magnitude-5.1 earthquake occurs in central Papua New ... Fri, 11 Jun 2021 10:21:00 +0200.

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
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

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: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),