M 6.3 in Papua New Guinea on 08 Oct 2020 07:35 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 1238542
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.3M
Depth: 103.49 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.114 , 146.1686
Event Date: 08 Oct 2020 07:35 UTC
08 Oct 2020 17:35 Local
Exposed Population: About 13000 people in MMI VI
820000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 09 Oct 2020 07:41 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000c6mu Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
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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: JRC (43), (2), NEIC (6), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),