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Papua New Guinea: Earthquake: 2022/09/11 Country Information on DRR

Period 2022/09/11
Country or District Papua New Guinea
Event Type Earthquake
Outline On 11 September at 9:46 local time (10 September at 23:46 UTC), a 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck about 67 km east of Kainantu, Eastern Highlands and 80 km north-west of Lae Morobe according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). According to the USGS, about 2.5 million people or 475,000 households live within 95 km of the epicentre.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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UNCT PNG 2022/09/16
The total number of confirmed deaths is now 12. The number of people with injuries is now at 42.

ECHO 2022/09/13
According to the latest report of the Papua New Guinea Disaster Management Team (DMT), seven people died (six in Morobe Province and one in Madang Province), 24 others have been injured, and 389 houses collapsed (all in Madang Town). In addition, the same source reports widespread power outages, communication infrastructure disruptions and damage to roads and bridges.

UNCT PNG 2022/09/12
The number of reported deaths rises to seven, and the number of injuries to 24 persons.

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ECHO 2022/09/12
Papua New Guinea, 7.6 M Earthquake of 10 September, DG ECHO Daily Map, 12/09/2022

USGS 2022/09/11
Macroseismic Intensity Map USGS ShakeMap: 67 km E of Kainantu, Eastern Highlands, PG Sep 10, 2022 23:46:55 UTC M7.6 S6.22 E146.47 Depth: 61.4km

USGS 2022/09/11
SGS Earthquake Shaking Yellow Alert: M 7.6, 67 km E of Kainantu, Papua New Guinea - Origin Time: 2022-09-10 23:46:55 UTC (Sun 09:46:55 local)