M 5.6 in Papua New Guinea on 31 Jul 2020 10:02 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 1228309
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -8.7205 , 152.7195
Event Date: 31 Jul 2020 10:02 UTC
31 Jul 2020 20:02 Local
Exposed Population: About 1000 people in MMI V
About 10000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 31 Jul 2020 12:11 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000b7d1 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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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: JRC (42), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),