M 5.8 in Papua New Guinea on 28 Jul 2022 18:28 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 1332472
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -7.0558 , 146.7531
Event Date: 28 Jul 2022 18:28 UTC
29 Jul 2022 04:28 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI VII
Few people affected (in MMI>=VII)
Inserted at: 28 Jul 2022 18:44 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.2 0.2
us6000i693 Scaled population (raster) 1.41  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. 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.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 6 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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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: EC-JRC (49), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),