M 4.5 in Papua New Guinea on 14 Feb 2019 07:54 UTC
EQ parameters
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: 4.5M
Depth: 126.21 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.7821 , 146.9773
Event Date: 14 Feb 2019 07:54 UTC
Exposed Population: 260000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000jhtb
Inserted at: 14 Feb 2019 08:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000jhtb Scaled population 5.21  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  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
1248784 0 14 Feb 2019 07:54 4.5M, 126.21km N/A 260 thousand 00:31 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* 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 Morobe (population 390,000) . The nearest places are Singorkai, Bulcara, Malasanga, Nineia, Darongge, Singor, Ulap, Roinji, Gali, Wasu, and Sindama.

Radius Population
100 km 260000 people
75 km 94000 people
50 km 37000 people
20 km 5200 people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Morobe Papua New Guinea 390000 people
Madang Papua New Guinea 250000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Singorkai Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 13 km
Bulcara Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 14 km
Malasanga Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 16 km
Nineia Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 19 km
Darongge Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 21 km
Singor Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 22 km
Ulap Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 23 km
Roinji Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 23 km
Gali Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 28 km
Wasu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 31 km
Towat Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 33 km
Vincketown Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 34 km
Yara Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 34 km
Etep Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 36 km
Kulavi Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 36 km
Bumbu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 36 km
Malalamai Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 37 km
Sapmanga Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 37 km
Bwaha Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 37 km
Ulap Mission Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 37 km
Hem Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 38 km
Worin Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 38 km
Warit Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 39 km
Songgin Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 39 km
Wadabo Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 39 km
Yunggu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 39 km
Dalugilomon Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 39 km
Belambu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 39 km
Satop Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 41 km
Yakop Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 41 km
Gabutamon Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 41 km
Yagomi Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 41 km
Domut Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 41 km
Belombibi Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 42 km
Danatum Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 42 km
Gomandat Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 43 km
Narawum Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 43 km
Derim Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 43 km
Hemang Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 43 km
Yaut Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 44 km
Lebangande Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 44 km
Sugan Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 44 km
Seure Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 45 km
Isan Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 45 km
Matafum Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 46 km
Onggake Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 47 km
Dawot Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 47 km
Karim Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 47 km
Sel Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 47 km
Sio Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 48 km
Mamgak Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 48 km
Mula Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 48 km
Indum Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 48 km
Faigurup Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 49 km
Honziuknan Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 49 km
Kapungapang Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 49 km
Baru Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 49 km
Bok Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 50 km
Gorgiok Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 50 km
Gua Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 50 km
Teptep Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 50 km
Sambori Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 50 km
Dolo Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 51 km
Sambanga Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 51 km
Dengando Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 51 km
Kewieng Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 51 km
Monara Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 51 km
Kumbip Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 52 km
Bandit Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 52 km
Delbangat Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 52 km
Tipsit Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 52 km
Koep Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 53 km
Upat Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 53 km
Bagen Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 53 km
Bambu Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 54 km
Scharnhorst Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 55 km
Ununu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 55 km
Umboldi Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 55 km
Kopa Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 55 km
Gumukio Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 55 km
Iloko Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 55 km
Fangger Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 56 km
Mulumiag Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 56 km
Gumbaion Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 57 km
Melandum Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 57 km
Mambit Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 57 km
Amien Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 58 km
Mior Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 58 km
Gwarawon Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 58 km
Geraun Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 59 km
Waran Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 59 km
Wilwilan Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 59 km
Saidor Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 60 km
Kinalakna Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 60 km
Lapun Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 61 km
Malala Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 61 km
Bulgebi Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 62 km
Sokelen Morobe Papua New Guinea Village5 - 62 km
Tariknan Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 62 km
Wab Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 62 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
Indagen IDN unknown 0 28 km
Wasu WSU unknown 0 39 km
Derim DER unknown 0 39 km
Sapmanga SMH unknown 0 42 km
Long Island LSJ unknown 0 46 km
Dinangat DNU unknown 0 53 km
Yalumet KYX unknown 0 57 km
Nankina NKN unknown 0 59 km
Saidor SDI 27 0 59 km
Baindoung BDZ unknown 0 61 km
Kelanoa KNL unknown 0 62 km
Kasanombe KSB unknown 0 67 km
Bawan BWJ unknown 0 69 km
Kisengan KSG unknown 0 69 km
Wantoat WTT unknown 0 70 km
Boana BNV unknown 0 72 km
Biliau BIJ unknown 0 73 km
Lowai LWI unknown 0 73 km
Sialum SXA unknown 0 77 km
Kabwum KBM unknown 0 81 km
Ogeranang OGE unknown 0 82 km
Konge KGB unknown 0 84 km
Siwea SWE unknown 0 84 km
Mindik MXK unknown 0 86 km
Nadzab LAE 70 0 91 km
Masa MBV unknown 0 96 km
Kaiapit KIA unknown 0 97 km
Teptep TEP unknown 0 99 km

More information

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