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M 6.4 in Papua New Guinea on 13 Jul 2017 03:36 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 6.4M
  • Depth: 46.95 Km
  • Event Date: 13 Jul 2017 03:36 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 30000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 13 Jul 2017 03:56 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 7.6 (PNG)


Known identifiers for this event: pt17194000 (ptwcid) at00ot0fcb (ntwc    id) us20009vvi (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 225 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Strong Earthquake Hits Eastern Papua New Guinea

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 08:12:00 +0200laht (en)

SYDNEY – A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck on Thursday the island of New Ireland, located east of Papua New Guinea, without triggering the tsunami alert, the United States Geological Survey reported. According to preliminary data of the agency, which measures seismic activities around the world, the....

Papua Yeni Gine'de 6.4 Büyüklüğünde Deprem

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 04:58:00 +0200sondakika (tr)

ABD Sismik Araştırmalar Merkezi'nin verilerine göre, Papua Yeni Gine 'nin Yeni İrlanda bölgesinde 6.4 büyüklüğünde deprem meydana geldi. TSUNAMİ UYARISI YAPILMADI. Yeni İrlanda bölgesi açıklarında 46 kilometre derinlikte meydana gelen deprem için bir tsunami uyarısı yapılmadı. SonDakika.

Massive earthquake strikes in Ring of Fire just off Papua New Guinea coast

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 23:19:00 +0200express (en)

USGS Will Kirby The quake struck close to the New Ireland Island The 6.7-magnitude quake struck at around 3.36am GMT at a depth of 21 miles (33 km), about 25 miles (40 km) southeast of the town of Taron. No tsunami warnings were issued and there have so far been no reports of damage or casualties.

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