M 6.3 in Papua New Guinea on 07 Apr 2018 05:48 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: 6.3M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.8413 , 142.4899
Event Date: 07 Apr 2018 05:48 UTC
Exposed Population: 430000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000dvwq
Inserted at: 07 Apr 2018 06:05 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 7.6 (PNG)

Gdacs Score

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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Papua New Guinea ,of Western (population 100,000) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
<1000 people
8300 people
180000 people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1205843 -5.841/142.49 6.3 10 7.06 07 Apr 2018 06:05 00:17 (new episode)
2 0.01 1205843 -5.841/142.49 6.3 10 6.92 07 Apr 2018 07:52 02:04 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Western Papua New Guinea <1000 people
Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea 6400 people
Western Papua New Guinea <1000 people
Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea 160000 people
Western Papua New Guinea 19000 people
Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea 490000 people
Enga Papua New Guinea 260000 people
West Sepik Papua New Guinea 24000 people
East Sepik Papua New Guinea 130000 people
Gulf Papua New Guinea 4400 people
Western Highlands Papua New Guinea 5800 people
Irian Jaya Indonesia 2200 people
Western Papua New Guinea 120000 people
Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea 130000 people
Enga Papua New Guinea 150000 people
West Sepik Papua New Guinea 180000 people
East Sepik Papua New Guinea 240000 people
Gulf Papua New Guinea 80000 people
Western Highlands Papua New Guinea 630000 people
Irian Jaya Indonesia 1.3 million people
Madang Papua New Guinea 340000 people
Chimbu Papua New Guinea 370000 people
Eastern Highlands Papua New Guinea 530000 people
Morobe Papua New Guinea 120000 people
Central Papua New Guinea 6400 people

Affected populated places

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Hanoi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 19 km
Fugwa Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 26 km
Egele Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 26 km
Geroro Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 26 km
Tangi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 28 km
Koroba Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 31 km
Kudiebi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 31 km
Hedamali Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 33 km
Hareke Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 35 km
Tawanda Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 36 km
Pureni Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 36 km
Iangari Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 36 km
Pori Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 39 km
Laite Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 39 km
Tadei Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 39 km
Karida Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 39 km
Auwi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 41 km
Ekailoa Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 41 km
Bunima Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 42 km
Angora Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 42 km
Komogato Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 43 km
Yandali Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 45 km
Tiamobi Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 45 km
Komo Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 47 km
Sisiobi Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 49 km
Uramogi Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 49 km
Unawobi Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 52 km
Wailibi Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 53 km
Iagamabi Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 54 km
Sirigubi Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 55 km
Honinabi Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 55 km
Wodiobi Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 56 km
Bebelubi Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 58 km
Idauwi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 41 km
Hagini Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 45 km
Halengo Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 45 km
Kurukumbutei Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 46 km
Kaijagari Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 46 km
Egauwi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 48 km
Mogulu Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 49 km
Horale Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 49 km
Tauri Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 50 km
Aijagaiba Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 50 km
Mingili Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 50 km
Iande Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 50 km
Kopiago Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 51 km
Dauli Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 51 km
Gorin Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 52 km
Hoiebia Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 53 km
Lake Kopiago Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 53 km
Kugoyobi Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 54 km
Piangwanda Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 55 km
Doma Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 55 km
Waruni Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 55 km
Nomad Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 57 km
Yulabi Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 58 km
Yeru Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 59 km
Kela Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 59 km
Hoop Pine Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 59 km
Tigisbi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 61 km
Tidiparu Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 62 km
Wabmosom Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 63 km
Aukopmin Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 64 km
Tamide Mission Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 65 km
Kukodobi Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 65 km
Pai Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 67 km
Duara Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 68 km
Tebuda Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 69 km
Gaugutmin Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 69 km
Pundami Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 70 km
Umanap Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 71 km
Kweirmin Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 71 km
Orei Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 71 km
Bona Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 72 km
Wakiana Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 73 km
Uadagumbi Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 73 km
Igibira Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 74 km
Oksapmin Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 74 km
Iumora Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 76 km
Kasanmin Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 76 km
Disena Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 77 km
Homa Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 78 km
Ludesa Mission Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 79 km
Porgera Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 1500 people 80 km
Paflim Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 81 km
Usuma Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 81 km
Baktamin Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 81 km
Paua Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 82 km
Sanganamenai Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 82 km
Betianap Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 83 km
Debepare Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 83 km
Wasu Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 83 km
Atbine Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 83 km
Yuyan Mission Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 86 km
Tengor Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 86 km
Otoma Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 86 km
Wagalibi Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 87 km
Tupakote Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 88 km
Gasuke Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 88 km
Seltamin Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 89 km
Imapiaka Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 89 km
Deme Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 89 km
Panduaka Mission Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 90 km
Panduaka Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 90 km
Suarmin Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 90 km
Deborina Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 90 km
Tabunaka Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 91 km
Tibinini Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 91 km
Ariaka Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 94 km
Karegari Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 94 km
Ibarfornbek Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 94 km
Minjip Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 95 km
Kinduli Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 95 km
Yenkali Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 96 km
Gamo Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 96 km
Margarima Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 97 km
Kabikamo Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 97 km
Fogoma'iu Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 97 km
Sesani Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 98 km
Arimanda Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 98 km
Longap Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 98 km
Boga-Bank Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 99 km
Akiapmin Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 99 km
Poisera Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 99 km
Selbang Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 100 km
Vogo Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 100 km
Kandi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 101 km
Wongum Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 101 km
Kombila Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 102 km
Ombal Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 102 km
Halei Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 102 km
Mambala Mission Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 102 km
Maru Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 103 km
Darfentakin Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 129 km
Biaka Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 129 km
Komdavip Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 132 km
Nenartimun Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 132 km
Bolongong Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 133 km
Dumidubi Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 133 km
Temarnmin Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 133 km
Maramuni Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 134 km
Misenten Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 138 km
Anditale Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 138 km
Neliaku East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 138 km
Tifalmin Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 140 km
Wabag Enga Papua New Guinea Village4 3900 people 141 km
Kundis Mission Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 142 km
Mianmin Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 142 km
Kapitdang Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 142 km
Mangasimivip Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 143 km
Atembip Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 143 km
Vasanabit Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 143 km
Yakananda Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 143 km
Par Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 144 km
Tilia East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 145 km
Wamatesa Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 145 km
Rege Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 146 km
Mimindobip Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 146 km
Birip Mission Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 148 km
Yogos Agricultural Station Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 148 km
Teltembip Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 148 km
Iomegi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 149 km
Humane Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 150 km
Tsak Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 150 km
Tunganabip Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 151 km
Wangbin Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 152 km
Lajeasa Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 153 km
Yumbetesa Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 154 km
Berewogo Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 154 km
Pundugum East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 154 km
Yaposa Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 154 km
Laialam No 1 Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 155 km
Mukulamanda Mission Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 155 km
Tabubil Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 155 km
Sari Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 155 km
Andumout East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 156 km
Bultem Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 157 km
Minyamba Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 158 km
Wapenamanda Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 159 km
Angi Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 159 km
Lada Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 161 km
Unanklimin Number 1 Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 161 km
Opiabus Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village5 - 162 km
Karemmin Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 162 km
Meakambut East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 164 km
Atemin Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 164 km
Amare Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 165 km
Muru Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 165 km
Tiatesa Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 165 km
Pawari Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 166 km
Tungum East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 166 km
Aiyulities Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 166 km
Kagop Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village5 - 166 km
Apateparus Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 167 km
Paware Mission Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 167 km
Kumbares Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 167 km
Engawagi Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village5 - 168 km
Tigirimi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 168 km
Kompiam Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 168 km
Tomba Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village5 - 168 km
Tiribi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 169 km
Tambul Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village5 - 169 km
Arupi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 169 km
Umbunantap Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 169 km
Kuari-Lombo Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 169 km
Iongoromgo Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 170 km
Iabagl Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village5 - 170 km
Tagum Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 170 km
Oktambip Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 172 km
Hotmin Mission Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 172 km
Kagua Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 172 km
Siapangi Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village5 - 172 km
Tundenghiatkwi Western Papua New Guinea Village5 - 173 km
Imuna Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 173 km
Kamaga Patrol Post Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village5 - 173 km
Olimola East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 173 km
Maral Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 174 km
Gia Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village5 - 174 km
Lenginas Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 174 km
Piambil Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 174 km
Agare Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 175 km
Iate Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 175 km
Nagop Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 175 km
Crocku Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 176 km
Kugo Papua Indonesia Village5 - 177 km
Amtanmin Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village5 - 177 km
Erave Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 177 km
Kalabinie Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 177 km
Batri Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 177 km
Wadji Enga Papua New Guinea Village5 - 178 km
Puri Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village5 - 178 km
Wanaga Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village5 - 179 km
Ambangam Papua Indonesia Village5 - 179 km

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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)
Koroba KDE unknown 0
Suabi SBE unknown 0
Pureni PUI unknown 0
Tari TIZ 1673 0
Honinabi HNN unknown 0
Mougulu GUV unknown 0
Nomad River NOM 88 0
Fuma FUM unknown 0
Paiela PLE unknown 0
Tekin TKW unknown 0
Porgera RGE unknown 0
Bimin BIZ unknown 0
Debepare DBP unknown 0
Gasuke GBC unknown 0
Margarima MGG unknown 0
Selbang SBC unknown 0
Moro MXH 835 0
Bolovip BVP unknown 0
Nipa NPG unknown 0
Oksapmin OKP unknown 0
Kandep KDP 2355 0
Laiagam LGM unknown 0
Kar KAK unknown 0
Telefomin TFM 1496 0
Olsobip OLQ unknown 0
Wawoi Falls WAJ unknown 0
Gulgubip GLP unknown 0
Pimaga PMP unknown 0
Rumginae RMN unknown 0
Mendi MDU 1726 0
Wabag WAB unknown 0
Kiunga UNG 30 0
Nigerum NGR unknown 0
Atkamba ABP unknown 0
Kagua AGK unknown 0
Tarakbits TRJ unknown 0
Kuri KUQ unknown 0
April River APR unknown 0
Munduku Mid Caicos MDM unknown 0
Amboin AMG unknown 0
Gobe 55 0
Ambunti AUJ unknown 0
Mindiptana MDP unknown 0
Ama AMF unknown 0
Timbunke TBE unknown 0
Obo OBX unknown 0
Eliptamin EPT unknown 0
Maramuni MWI unknown 0
Tilfalmin TFA unknown 0
Miyanmin MPX unknown 0
Tabubil TBG 478 0
Wapenamanda WBM 1789 0
Pangoa PGB unknown 0
Kompiam KPM unknown 0
Lake Murray LMY unknown 0
Munbil LNF unknown 0
Yenkis YEQ unknown 0
Pangia PGN unknown 0
Erave ERE 1036 0
Mount Hagen Kagamuga HGU 1631 0
Tumolbil TLP unknown 0
Yapsiei KPE unknown 0
Ruti RUU unknown 0
Suria SUZ unknown 0
Yellow River XYR unknown 0
Tabibuga TBA unknown 0
Bamu BMZ unknown 0
Banz BNZ unknown 0
Nuku UKU unknown 0
Kawito KWO 13 0
Koinambe KMB unknown 0
Minj MZN unknown 0
Awaba AWB unknown 0
Mount Aue UAE unknown 0
Bomai BMH unknown 0
Hayfield 131 0
Tanahmerah TMH unknown 0
Mapoda MPF unknown 0
Balimo OPU 13 0
Anguganak AKG unknown 0
Hayfields HYF unknown 0
Sepik Plains SPV unknown 0
Kanainj KNE unknown 0
Negarbo GBF unknown 0
Kol KQL unknown 0
Suki SKC unknown 0
Green River GVI 81 0
Aiome AIE 105 0
Kikori KRI unknown 0
Annanberg AOB unknown 0
Simbai SIM unknown 0
Angoram AGG unknown 0
Lumi LMI unknown 0
Sangapi SGK unknown 0
Guriaso GUE unknown 0
Karimui KMR 1117 0
Wasua WSA unknown 0
Chimbu CMU 1494 0
Omkalai OML unknown 0
Wewak International WWK 6 0
Keglsugl KEG unknown 0
Nomane NMN unknown 0
Amanab AMU unknown 0
Muting MUF unknown 0
Tadji TAJ 5 0
Imonda IMD unknown 0
Upiara UPR unknown 0
Keisah KEA unknown 0
Daup DAF unknown 0
Aitape ATP unknown 0
Bundi BNT unknown 0
Nowata NWT unknown 0
Josephstaal JOP 68 0
Moki MJJ unknown 0
Nambaiyufa NBA unknown 0
Kiwai Island KWX unknown 0
Baimuru VMU unknown 0
Sissano SIZ unknown 0
Brahman BRH unknown 0
Goroka GKA 1587 0
Awar AWR unknown 0
Senggeh SEH unknown 0
Kopiago KPA unknown 0
Usino USO unknown 0
Wipim WPM unknown 0
Wanuma WNU unknown 0
Morehead MHY 17 0
Waris WAR unknown 0
Bewani BWP unknown 0
Wabo WAO unknown 0
Senggo ZEG unknown 0
Weam WEP unknown 0
Leitre LTF unknown 0
Ossima OSG unknown 0
Bade BXD unknown 0
Kepi KEI unknown 0
Dumpu DPU unknown 0
Daru DAU 6 0
Kar Kar KRX unknown 0
Kamina KMF unknown 0
Madang MAG 3 0
Vanimo VAI 3 0
Ileg ILX unknown 0
Arso ARJ unknown 0
Mopah MKQ 3 Civ. Paved Yes 6000
Boigu Island GIC unknown 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Tanahmerah Indonesia
Wewak PGWWK Papua New Guinea
Long Island Papua New Guinea
Aitape Papua New Guinea
Aitape Harbor Papua New Guinea
Potsdam Harbor Papua New Guinea
Umuda Papua New Guinea
Kumul Marine Terminal Papua New Guinea
Daru PGDAU Papua New Guinea
Merauke IDMKQ Indonesia
Vanimo PGVAI Papua New Guinea
Madang PGMAG Papua New Guinea
Sek Harbor Papua New Guinea
Oka Indonesia
Jayapura IDDJJ Indonesia
Djajapura Indonesia
Kerama Papua New Guinea

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