M 5.4 in Papua New Guinea on 18 Nov 2021 15:40 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 1297482
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.4M
Depth: 63.54 Km
Lat/Lon: -4.7224 , 153.3008
Event Date: 18 Nov 2021 15:40 UTC
19 Nov 2021 01:40 Local
Exposed Population: 20 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 18 Nov 2021 16:58 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
7.6 (Papua New Guinea)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fv3z Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),