M 5.7 in Papua New Guinea on 08 Jun 2021 10:56 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

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: 5.7M
Depth: 139.06 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.1724 , 151.2911
Event Date: 08 Jun 2021 10:56 UTC
08 Jun 2021 20:56 Local
Exposed Population: 250000 people in MMI>=IV
About 95000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us7000eb30
Inserted at: 08 Jun 2021 11:17 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
us7000eb30 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.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1379514 0 08 Jun 2021 10:56 5.7M, 139.06km 3.95 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:20 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 unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1379514 -5.172/151.291 5.7 139.1 3.946 08 Jun 2021 11:20 00:23 (new episode)
2 0 1379514 -5.172/151.291 5.7 139.1 3.946 08 Jun 2021 12:59 02:02 (upd of #1)
3 0 1379514 -5.172/151.291 5.7 139.1 3.946 09 Jun 2021 10:59 1d 00:02 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces



Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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