M 5.5 in Papua New Guinea on 23 Jun 2022 02:04 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 1327731
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -9.4792 , 149.8231
Event Date: 23 Jun 2022 02:04 UTC
23 Jun 2022 12:04 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI VI
30 thousand in MMI&>=V
Inserted at: 29 Jun 2022 02:36 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
7.6 (Papua New Guinea)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000hjgi Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
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Latest media headlines

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Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (7 - 13 Ju ... 2022-06-15T02:05+0200.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA. On 6 June, clashes broke out between Ombal and Ukiam community members in Komo/Margarima District, Hela Province. The fighting lasts 6 days and displaced an estimated 3,000 people, and resulted in the death of at least 3 c

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

Data, images, links, services and documents

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),