M 4.8 in Papua New Guinea on 07 Aug 2022 23:02 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 1333269
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 46.19 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.7381 , 146.4541
Event Date: 07 Aug 2022 23:02 UTC
08 Aug 2022 09:02 Local
Exposed Population:
600 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 07 Aug 2022 23:28 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000i8yn Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  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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Latest media headlines

Articles: 7 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Terremoto in Papua Nuova Guinea2022-08-08T18:45+0200.

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Terremoto Papua Nuova Guinea: scossa di magnitudo 5.62022-08-08T10:28+0200.

Un forte terremoto di magnitudo 5.6 è avvenuto in Papua Nuova Guinea. La scossa è stata avvertita chiaramente questa mattina, lunedì 8 agosto, intorno alle ... ...
Terremoto, fortissima scossa in mattinata: allerta massima, magnitudo ... 2022-08-08T08:59+0200.

(Di lunedì 8 agosto 2022) Una fortissima scossa di Terremoto ha spaventato la popolazione locale. La potenza segnalata è stata molto alta. Vediamo quale zona ha colpito, il magnitudo e l’epicentro del sisma. Il risveglio per gli abitanti di
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Significant magnitude 5.4 earthquake 135 km southwest of Kokopo, Papua ... 2022-08-08T08:14+0200.

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake near Kokopo, Kokopo District, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, was reported only 17 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies tha
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (43), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),