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This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.
Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.
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The earthquake happened off shore, near Papua New Guinea, Province of Northern Solomons (population 130,000). The distance to the nearest coast is 139km.
The distance to the nearest coast is
The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.
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The earthquake happened off shore, near Indonesia, Special Region of Aceh (population 4,307,539). The distance to the nearest coast is 67km. The nearest places are Lambaro (57km), Blangudjung (58km), Melingge (60km), Lam Tadoh (60km), Lampuyang (63km), and 2 more.
The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.
For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Blangbintang (runway 8200ft, 89km), and Sabang (runway 4500ft, 95km). The nearest ports are Lhoknga (68km), Uleeheue (75km), and Sabang (94km).
The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.
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Created on 31 Dec 2016 08:10 +01:00.