M 5.5 in Papua New Guinea on 22 Nov 2021 21:36 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 1298068
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.8172 , 152.1509
Event Date: 22 Nov 2021 21:36 UTC
23 Nov 2021 07:36 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
30 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 22 Nov 2021 21:56 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
7.6 (Papua New Guinea)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fwap Scaled population (raster) 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, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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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 (50), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),