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

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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 ,of Madang. 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 1448487 -5.512/147.111 5.6 178.4 3.726 14 Jun 2022 09:31 00:21 (new episode)
2 0 1448487 -5.512/147.111 5.6 178.4 3.726 14 Jun 2022 11:13 02:03 (upd of #1)
3 0 1448487 -5.507/147.127 5.6 186.3 3.679 14 Jun 2022 13:31 04:21 (upd of #2)
4 0 1448487 -5.507/147.127 5.6 186.3 3.679 15 Jun 2022 09:40 1d 00:30 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Madang Papua New Guinea 24000 people
Morobe Papua New Guinea 3900 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity 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
Gali Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 53 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
Malalamai Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 59 km
Lebangande Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 59 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
Seure Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 63 km
Sel Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 64 km
Baru Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 65 km
Bandit Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 67 km
Kelanoa Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 69 km
Kinalakna Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 70 km
Fangger Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 70 km
Mantagen Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 73 km
Wilwilan Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 73 km
Saidor Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 74 km
Wab Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 75 km

see full list


Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Long Island LSJ unknown 0
Kelanoa KNL unknown 0
Saidor SDI 27 0

More information

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