Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Langila
in Papua New Guinea

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Langila can have a low humanitarian impact based on the exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID VO 252010
Name: Langila
Lat/Lon: -5.525 , 148.42
Event Date: 03 Aug 2020 00:00 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 11000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 48000 people within 100km
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 3
Population Exposure Index PEI: 3
Inserted at: 03 Aug 2020 09:31 UTC

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