M 6.3 in Papua New Guinea on 30 Nov 2021 10:36 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 1299265
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.3M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.5165 , 151.1803
Event Date: 30 Nov 2021 10:36 UTC
30 Nov 2021 20:36 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
40 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 30 Nov 2021 16:43 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0.1 0.1
us6000g7v8 Scaled population (raster) 0 Max wave scenario 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1.3      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (84), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (2), USGS (5), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),