M 4.8 in Papua New Guinea on 20 Aug 2022 02:34 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 1334275
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 185.127 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.4642 , 147.3024
Event Date: 20 Aug 2022 02:34 UTC
20 Aug 2022 12:34 Local
Exposed Population:
120 thousand in MMI III
Inserted at: 20 Aug 2022 02:54 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000icav Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 rapid impact -0.59  
  C2 rapid impact 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.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 238 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 0

Strong earthquake strikes off western Indonesia, no tsunami alert issu ... 2022-08-24T02:06+0200.

JAKARTA, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- A 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's western province of Bengkulu on Tuesday evening, but did not have the potential to trigger a tsunami, the meteorology, climatology....
Indonésie : puissant séisme au large des côtes ouest du pays, pas d'al ... 2022-08-24T01:47+0200.

JAKARTA, 23 août (Xinhua) -- Un séisme de magnitude 6,5 a frappé mardi soir la province indonésienne de Bengkulu, dans l'ouest du pays, sans présenter le potentiel de déclencher un tsunami, a déclaré l'Agence nationale de météorologie, de c
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Desde hace algunos días el expresidente Álvaro Uribe Vélez está nuevamente en el ojo del huracán por cuenta de un nuevo proceso judicial por la presunta apropiación de un terreno baldío, propiedad del Estado y ubicado en el departamento de
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Este martes se conoció una importante noticia sobre la política de lucha antidrogas en Colombia. El mayor general Henry Sanabria, director de la Policía, anunció que las operaciones de erradicación forzada (glifosato) de los cultivos de mat
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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 (43), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),