M 5.5 in Papua New Guinea on 14 Nov 2023 05:53 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 1400780
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -4.0399 , 150.9905
Event Date: 14 Nov 2023 05:53 UTC
14 Nov 2023 15:53 Local
Exposed Population: 6 thousand in MMI IV
Inserted at: 20 Nov 2023 22:23 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Papua New Guinea)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
usd00103xp Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. 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: 620 | About casualties: 24 | Last hour: 15

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Urgent: 5.5-magnitude quake hits 109 km WNW of Rabaul, Papua New Guine ... 2023-11-18T04:56+0100.

BEIJING, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 jolted 109 km WNW of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea at 03:01:08 GMT on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Enditem.
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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 (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),