Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Earthquake in Papua New Guinea (2018-02-25)

Description

Activation time (UTC): 2018-02-25 23:42:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-02-25 07:44:00 Event type: Earthquake (Ground shaking)

Activation reason:
Papua New Guinea was rocked by an earthquake on 25 February 2018. The 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the center of the island near the Southern Highlands area, with tremors felt across the surrounding region. The phenomenon was recorded at a depth of 10 km, at 03:44 Local Time (17:44 UTC).

Reference maps produced: 8 Delineation maps produced: 2 Grading maps produced: 6

Copernicus Emergency Management Service - Mapping is a service funded by European Commission aimed at providing actors in the management of natural and man-made disasters, in particular Civil Protection Authorities and Humanitarian Aid actors, with mapping products based on satellite imagery.

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Earthquake in Papua New Guinea (2018-02-25). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/f24f6b1f-ae80-4d39-8758-b5c226582b1f
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Issue date 2018-02-25
Landing page http://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR270
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/f24f6b1f-ae80-4d39-8758-b5c226582b1f
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-5.80823346191° N, 143.676602449° E, -6.35133002379° S, 142.774160076° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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