M 5.9 in Papua New Guinea on 04 Feb 2023 12:22 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 1357194
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 111.785 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.3817 , 146.2246
Event Date: 04 Feb 2023 12:22 UTC
04 Feb 2023 22:22 Local
Exposed Population: 9 thousand in MMI V
Inserted at: 05 Feb 2023 12:08 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
7.6 (Papua New Guinea)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000jlds Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
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

Articles: 102 | XAbout casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

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World Earthquake Report for Saturday, 4 February 20232023-02-04T06:27+0100.

This report is being updated every hour. Magnitude 5 +: 4 earthquakes Magnitude 4 +: 39 earthquakes Magnitude 3 +: 109 earthquakes Magnitude 2 +: 191 earthquakes No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher. Total seismic energy estimate: 2.4 x 10 1
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Non si hanno notizie di danni a cose o persone, l'allerta Tsunami è stato lanciato e poche ore dopo è rientrato.

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