M 4.6 in Papua New Guinea on 24 Jun 2021 15:39 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 1274487
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 83.89 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.5604 , 155.0111
Event Date: 24 Jun 2021 15:39 UTC
25 Jun 2021 02:39 Local
Exposed Population:
120000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 24 Jun 2021 16:30 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Papua New Guinea= 7.6; Solomon Is.= 6.6


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000epee Scaled population (vector) 4.9  
  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),