M 4.7 in Papua New Guinea on 26 Aug 2022 23:20 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 1335078
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 130.997 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.3181 , 155.0982
Event Date: 26 Aug 2022 23:20 UTC
27 Aug 2022 10:20 Local
Exposed Population:
160 thousand in MMI III
Inserted at: 27 Aug 2022 00:00 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
7.6 (Papua New Guinea)


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(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000i2tv Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 rapid impact -0.59  
  C2 rapid impact 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 2.48  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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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 (41), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2), USGS (2),