M 6.5 in Papua New Guinea on 14 Apr 2024 20:56 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 1424183
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.5M
Depth: 49 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.8184 , 151.0968
Event Date: 14 Apr 2024 20:56 UTC
15 Apr 2024 06:56 Local
Exposed Population: 7 thousand in MMI VI
Inserted at: 14 Apr 2024 21:19 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
7.6 (Papua New Guinea)


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Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us7000mc2t Scaled population (raster) 1.15 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1.3      
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 1009 | About casualties: 10 | Last hour: 0

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Elevan al máximo la alerta por volcán Ruang en Indonesia2024-04-18T17:57+0200.

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Evacúan a más de 30 mil personas por fuerte erupción de volcán en Indo ... 2024-04-18T17:56+0200.

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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 (91), (5), NEIC (6), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (2), USGS (5), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),