M 6.5 in Papua New Guinea on 07 Nov 2017 21:26 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: 6.5M
Depth: 107.37 Km
Lat/Lon: -4.2272 , 143.4798
Event Date: 07 Nov 2017 21:26 UTC
Exposed Population: 340000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000bk15
Inserted at: 07 Nov 2017 21:44 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

Gdacs Score

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1186716 0.49 07 Nov 2017 21:26 6.5M, 121km N/A 340 thousand 00:06 GEOFON
1186719 0.65 07 Nov 2017 21:26 6.6M, 113km N/A 340 thousand 00:11 NTWC    
1186721 0.01 07 Nov 2017 21:26 6.5M, 107.37km 5.5 340 thousand 00:17 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Papua New Guinea , Province of East Sepik (population 280,000) . The nearest places are Angriman, Mindibit, Suimbo, Malimbo, Kararau, Koiwat, Kamangaui, Kaminimbit, Yindigum, Yoguna, and Kunjingini.

Radius Population
100 km 340000 people
75 km 230000 people
50 km 77000 people
20 km 9500 people
10 km 1900 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
East Sepik Papua New Guinea 280000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Angriman East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 11 km
Mindibit East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 12 km
Suimbo East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 12 km
Malimbo East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 15 km
Kararau East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 15 km
Koiwat East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 16 km
Kamangaui East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 17 km
Kaminimbit East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 17 km
Yindigum East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 20 km
Yoguna East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 21 km
Saui East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 21 km
Masandenai East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 22 km
Manganjangut East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 22 km
Kapaimeri Mission East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 23 km
Simangaui East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 24 km
Mumeri East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 25 km
Gaikarobi East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 25 km
Seraba East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 25 km
Wanabrugu East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 26 km
Nogosop East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 27 km
Yentchan East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 27 km
Piambit East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 28 km
Sarum East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 28 km
Papa East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 28 km
Kwaliangwa East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 29 km
Marap Number 2 East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 30 km
Kabriman East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 30 km
Kanduanam East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 31 km
Changriwa East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 31 km
Aibom East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 32 km
Kungriambun East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 33 km
Balmo East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 33 km
Manjamai East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 33 km
Sangriman East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 33 km
Slei 1 East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 34 km
Peringa East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 34 km
Tungambit East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 34 km
Kamaragu East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 34 km
Suapmeri East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 35 km
Maremuen East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village6 - 36 km
Korogo East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 36 km
Kraimbit East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 37 km
Kaiwaria East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 37 km
Nadveri East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 37 km
Kilimbit East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 37 km
Araining East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 38 km
Kuvanmas East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 38 km
Bima East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 40 km
Aranguman East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 40 km
Kanduanum East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 40 km
Kundima East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 40 km
Kambrindo East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 41 km
Namangoa East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 41 km
Kundiman East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 41 km
Wimat Mission East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 42 km
Andafugan East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 43 km
Tarakai East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 43 km
Bararat East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 43 km
Amongabi East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 44 km
Turingi East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 44 km
Rabundogum East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 44 km
Kundima East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 44 km
Tolembei Number 2 East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 45 km
Nongawa East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 45 km
Ambonwari East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 45 km
Kosimbi Mission East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 45 km
Torembi East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 45 km
Yensimango East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 45 km
Nyaurengai East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 46 km
Akuran East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 46 km
Kumbiwingei East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 46 km
Moim East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 46 km
Biwat East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 46 km
Mensuat East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 46 km
Yambi Yambi East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 46 km
Nagam River Mission East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 47 km
Anganamei East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 47 km
Lukluk East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 47 km
Urimo Mission East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 48 km
Yari East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 48 km
Changriman East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 48 km
Biwar East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 48 km
Bugamute East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 48 km
Mariamei East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 48 km
Imanmeri East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 48 km
Nagotimbi East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 49 km
Timbunmeri East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 49 km
Kombianika East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 49 km
Haripmor East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 50 km
Yimas East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 51 km
Kamanburuka Mission East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 51 km
Toanumbu East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 51 km
Kampupu East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 52 km
Bobaten East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 52 km
Kworo East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 52 km
Kaimba East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 52 km
Yamanumbo East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 54 km
Maliu East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 54 km
Pagwi East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 54 km
Sikaium East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 55 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
Timbunke TBE unknown 0 6 km
Amboin AMG unknown 0 41 km
Sepik Plains SPV unknown 0 43 km
Munduku Mid Caicos MDM unknown 0 45 km
Simbai SIM unknown 0 63 km
Ambunti AUJ unknown 0 70 km
Angoram AGG unknown 0 71 km
Wewak International WWK 6 0 74 km
Hayfield 131 0 75 km
Hayfields HYF unknown 0 81 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Wewak PGWWK Papua New Guinea 76 km

More information

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