M 6.2 in Papua New Guinea on 18 Nov 2021 14:08 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 1297478
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.2M
Depth: 34.9 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.3134 , 153.7363
Event Date: 18 Nov 2021 14:08 UTC
19 Nov 2021 00:08 Local
Exposed Population: 180000 people in MMI>=IV
20 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 18 Nov 2021 15:10 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us7000fv37 Scaled population (raster) 0 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, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (86), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (2), USGS (5), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),