M 6 in Papua New Guinea on 21 Jul 2021 14:26 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 1278094
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 8.74 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.3295 , 146.8538
Event Date: 21 Jul 2021 14:26 UTC
22 Jul 2021 00:26 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
About 400 people within 100km
Inserted at: 21 Jul 2021 16:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Papua New Guinea)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000exmx 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, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (50), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),