M 5.7 in Papua New Guinea on 21 Sep 2022 09:30 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 1338671
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 210.03 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.4702 , 147.0256
Event Date: 21 Sep 2022 09:30 UTC
21 Sep 2022 19:30 Local
Exposed Population: 30 thousand in MMI IV
Inserted at: 21 Sep 2022 09:51 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
7.6 (Papua New Guinea)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000i9uu Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
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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

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),