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M 5 in Papua New Guinea on 21 Apr 2017 10:34 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: 5.0M
  • Depth: 63.26 Km
  • Event Date: 21 Apr 2017 10:34 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 19777 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 21 Apr 2017 10:54 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10008jh4 (neicid)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (68), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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