M 6.1 in Papua New Guinea on 16 Jan 2022 12:52 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 1306198
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 408.08 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.4459 , 154.8206
Event Date: 16 Jan 2022 12:52 UTC
16 Jan 2022 22:52 Local
Exposed Population:
120 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 16 Jan 2022 13:10 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000gcfv Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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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: EC-JRC (42), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),