M 5.5 in Papua New Guinea on 23 Jul 2021 06:16 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 1278345
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 54.85 Km
Lat/Lon: -4.6863 , 153.0131
Event Date: 23 Jul 2021 06:16 UTC
23 Jul 2021 16:16 Local
Exposed Population: About 49000 people in MMI>=IV
120000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 24 Jul 2021 04:53 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000ey7r Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. 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 (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),