M 5.6 in Papua New Guinea on 14 Jun 2022 09:09 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 178.38 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.5123 , 147.1108
Event Date: 14 Jun 2022 09:09 UTC
14 Jun 2022 19:09 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
120 thousand in 100km
Source: NEIC us7000hh98
Inserted at: 14 Jun 2022 09:29 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score
7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000hh98 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.3  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1448487 0 14 Jun 2022 09:09 5.6M, 178.38km 3.68 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:19 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Papua New Guinea , Province of Madang. The nearest places are Bok, Matafum, Koep, Karim, Malala, Kwenkiau, Malasanga, Singorkai, Bulcara, Singor, and Kumbip.

Radius Population
100 km 120000 people
75 km 91000 people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Madang Papua New Guinea no people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Bok Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 17 km
Matafum Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 18 km
Koep Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 20 km
Karim Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 20 km
Malala Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 28 km
Kwenkiau Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 33 km
Malasanga Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 45 km
Singorkai Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 46 km
Bulcara Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 48 km
Singor Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 49 km
Wasu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 50 km
Vincketown Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 51 km
Belambu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 51 km
Roinji Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Kulavi Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Nineia Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 53 km
Darongge Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 53 km
Gali Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 53 km
Ulap Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 56 km
Towat Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Sio Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Yara Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Mulau Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Etep Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Malalamai Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 59 km
Ulap Mission Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 59 km
Lebangande Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 59 km
Bumbu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 60 km
Tul Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 61 km
Yagomi Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 61 km
Scharnhorst Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 62 km
Belombibi Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 63 km
Bwaha Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 63 km
Warit Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 63 km
Satop Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 63 km
Seure Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 63 km
Sel Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 64 km
Baru Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 65 km
Domut Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 65 km
Mula Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 65 km
Gabutamon Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 65 km
Hem Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 66 km
Mamgak Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 66 km
Songgin Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 67 km
Wadabo Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 67 km
Bandit Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 67 km
Faigurup Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 68 km
Gumukio Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 68 km
Dalugilomon Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 68 km
Yaut Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 69 km
Yakop Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 69 km
Monara Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 69 km
Yunggu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 69 km
Kelanoa Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 69 km
Bagen Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 70 km
Kumbip Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 70 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Long Island LSJ unknown 0 20 km
Wasu WSU unknown 0 56 km
Indagen IDN unknown 0 58 km
Kelanoa KNL unknown 0 69 km
Saidor SDI 27 0 72 km
Derim DER unknown 0 73 km
Sapmanga SMH unknown 0 75 km
Nankina NKN unknown 0 81 km
Sialum SXA unknown 0 85 km
Biliau BIJ unknown 0 85 km
Dinangat DNU unknown 0 86 km
Yalumet KYX unknown 0 89 km
Konge KGB unknown 0 92 km
Baindoung BDZ unknown 0 93 km
Mindik MXK unknown 0 96 km
Kasanombe KSB unknown 0 97 km
Siwea SWE unknown 0 98 km
Wantoat WTT unknown 0 99 km

More information

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