M 6.1 in Papua New Guinea on 17 Jan 2019 15:06 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: 6.1M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.3033 , 146.3098
Event Date: 17 Jan 2019 15:06 UTC
Exposed Population: Few people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j545
Inserted at: 17 Jan 2019 15:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000j545 Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1245380 0 17 Jan 2019 15:06 6.1M, 10km 3.94 Few people affected 00:21 NEIC
* 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 Manus (population 33,000) . 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 1245380 -3.303/146.31 6.1 10 3.84 17 Jan 2019 15:29 00:22 (new episode)
2 0 1245380 -3.303/146.31 6.1 10 3.84 17 Jan 2019 17:10 02:03 (upd of #1)
3 0 1245380 -3.267/146.324 6.2 10 3.94 18 Jan 2019 16:08 1d 01:01 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Manus Papua New Guinea 9900 people
Madang Papua New Guinea 15000 people
East Sepik Papua New Guinea 4500 people
Manus Papua New Guinea 15000 people
Madang Papua New Guinea 360000 people
East Sepik Papua New Guinea 360000 people
Morobe Papua New Guinea 400000 people
Western Highlands Papua New Guinea 600000 people
Eastern Highlands Papua New Guinea 500000 people
Chimbu Papua New Guinea 340000 people
Enga Papua New Guinea 160000 people
West New Britain Papua New Guinea 30000 people
West Sepik Papua New Guinea 39000 people
Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea 110000 people
Gulf Papua New Guinea 12000 people
New Ireland Papua New Guinea 1600 people

Affected populated places (*)

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Buke Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 118 km
Bandrahei Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 131 km
Kali Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 132 km
Maso Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 133 km
Likum Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 133 km
Kogo Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 136 km
Lala Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 136 km
Duliu Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 137 km
Kabunu Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 138 km
Manuai Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 138 km
Mok Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 138 km
Kawaliap Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 140 km
Bohuai Number 2 Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 141 km
Lessau Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 145 km
Patu Mission Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 146 km
Nyada Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 150 km
Baun Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 151 km
Sori Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 152 km
Solang Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 152 km
Metawari Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 152 km
Drehet Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 152 km
Piterait Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 153 km
Nohang Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 155 km
Rei Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 155 km
Pau Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 155 km
Yiri Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 157 km
Tingau Number 2 Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 157 km
Drabito Number 1 Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 158 km
Yiru Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 158 km
Tingau Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 159 km
Leihuwa Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 163 km
Kapo Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 163 km
Sonilu Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 163 km
Bowat 1 Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 166 km
Aminten Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 168 km
Sisimangun Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 189 km
Gabun Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 192 km
Sepen Number 1 Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 198 km
Buik East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 199 km
Sangam Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 200 km
Schlenitz Island East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 203 km
Daidem East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 206 km
Bunapae East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 207 km
Kokun East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 218 km
Singarin East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 221 km
Karkar Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 140 km
Bangame Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 142 km
Kaul Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 142 km
Urugen Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 145 km
Kaviak Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 145 km
Narer Mission Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 147 km
Nor Number 2 Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 147 km
Gnor Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 148 km
Marangis Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 149 km
Mom Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 151 km
Wadau Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 153 km
Kurumlang Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 155 km
Selalou Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 156 km
Kilden Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 157 km
Dangsia Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 157 km
Kabam Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 159 km
Boram Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 162 km
Medibur Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 163 km
Ulun Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 163 km
Mawock Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 163 km
Matiu Number 1 Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 163 km
Did Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 163 km
Rurunat Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 163 km
Taviltae Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 164 km
Beidup Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 164 km
Gaubin Mission Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 164 km
Sikon Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 164 km
Dangsai Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 165 km
Malala Mission Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 165 km
Badilu Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 165 km
Bunabufi Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 166 km
Ponam Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 166 km
Bunabun 1 Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 166 km
Semamur Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 167 km
Korou Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 167 km
Dugulaba Number 1 Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 168 km
Derimbat Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 168 km
Bieng Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 168 km
Marukinam Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 169 km
Laues Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 169 km
Bam I East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 169 km
Massis Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 171 km
Bodua Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 171 km
Lowa Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 172 km
Waba Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 172 km
Hatzfeldthafen Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 172 km
Yedikum Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 173 km
Labahan Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 174 km
Bilau Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 174 km
Poluso Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 174 km
Bulihat Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 175 km
Mirap Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 175 km
Mugamat Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 175 km
Rossum Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 176 km
Reinduk Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 176 km
Ulatabun Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 177 km
Leronguan Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 177 km
Lorengau Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 5700 people 177 km
Walog Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 177 km
Hatzfeldthaven Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 178 km
Bubi Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 178 km
Nom Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 178 km
Suat Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 178 km
Mugil Mission Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 179 km
Bimat Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 179 km
Bapi Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 180 km
Lolo Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 180 km
Ereivanun Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 181 km
Bunu Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 182 km
Sarang Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 182 km
Nagemak Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 183 km
Lombrum Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 183 km
Turupard Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 183 km
Yambainbai Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 183 km
Damir Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 183 km
Gurube Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 183 km
Bargam Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 184 km
Bogia Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 184 km
Papitalai Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 184 km
Gugubar Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 184 km
Yawar Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 185 km
Matuka Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 186 km
Awaro Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 186 km
Sepa Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 186 km
Ndrilo Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 186 km
Wanam Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 187 km
Koruniat Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 187 km
Lenkau Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 188 km
Perene Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 188 km
Rugasak Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 189 km
Moakareng Manus Papua New Guinea Village5 - 189 km
Kwongam Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 189 km
Buwarame Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 190 km
Moresada Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 190 km
Yalo Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 190 km
Banap and Talidig School Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 190 km
Blupblup I East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village5 - 190 km
Masawara Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 192 km
Mesekor Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 193 km
Naupi Madang Papua New Guinea Village5 - 193 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)
Kar Kar KRX unknown 0
Momote MAS 4 0
Awar AWR unknown 0
Wanuma WNU unknown 0
Josephstaal JOP 68 0
Madang MAG 3 0
Daup DAF unknown 0
Long Island LSJ unknown 0
Ileg ILX unknown 0
Teptep TEP unknown 0
Biliau BIJ unknown 0
Annanberg AOB unknown 0
Saidor SDI 27 0
Angoram AGG unknown 0
Sangapi SGK unknown 0
Usino USO unknown 0
Aiome AIE 105 0
Simbai SIM unknown 0
Kopiago KPA unknown 0
Tauta TUT unknown 0
Nankina NKN unknown 0
Kanainj KNE unknown 0
Brahman BRH unknown 0
Dumpu DPU unknown 0
Moki MJJ unknown 0
Bundi BNT unknown 0
Wewak International WWK 6 0
Sepik Plains SPV unknown 0
Wantoat WTT unknown 0
Koinambe KMB unknown 0
Gusap GAP 459 0
Keglsugl KEG unknown 0
Kol KQL unknown 0
Sapmanga SMH unknown 0
Indagen IDN unknown 0
Tabibuga TBA unknown 0
Derim DER unknown 0
Yalumet KYX unknown 0
Wasu WSU unknown 0
Dinangat DNU unknown 0
Ruti RUU unknown 0
Lablab LAB unknown 0
Goroka GKA 1587 0
Timbunke TBE unknown 0
Kelanoa KNL unknown 0
Kaiapit KIA unknown 0
Arona AON unknown 0
Yenkis YEQ unknown 0
Banz BNZ unknown 0
Lowai LWI unknown 0
Cape Gloucester Gloucester CGC 24 0
Chimbu CMU 1494 0
Minj MZN unknown 0
Aiyura AYU unknown 0
Satwag SWG unknown 0
Kisengan KSG unknown 0
Sialum SXA unknown 0
Baindoung BDZ unknown 0
Amboin AMG unknown 0
Nambaiyufa NBA unknown 0
Konge KGB unknown 0
Kompiam KPM unknown 0
Boana BNV unknown 0
Munduku Mid Caicos MDM unknown 0
Omkalai OML unknown 0
Mindik MXK unknown 0
Siwea SWE unknown 0
Mount Hagen Kagamuga HGU 1631 0
Bali BAJ unknown 0
Nomane NMN unknown 0
Gnarowein GWN unknown 0
Hayfields HYF unknown 0
Hayfield 131 0
Nadzab LAE 70 0
Yasuru KSX unknown 0
Wapenamanda WBM 1789 0
Witu WIU 1 Civ. Unpaved No 3000
Bomai BMH unknown 0
Singaua SGB unknown 0
Karimui KMR 1117 0
Makini MPG unknown 0
Tsili Tsili TSI unknown 0
Ambunti AUJ unknown 0
Nuku UKU unknown 0
Tadji TAJ 5 0
Linga Linga LGN unknown 0
April River APR unknown 0
Puas PUA unknown 0
Baimuru VMU unknown 0
Wabo WAO unknown 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Karkar Island Papua New Guinea
Lorengau PGLOR Papua New Guinea
Potsdam Harbor Papua New Guinea
Sek Harbor Papua New Guinea
Madang PGMAG Papua New Guinea
Hermit Island Papua New Guinea
Long Island Papua New Guinea
Wewak PGWWK Papua New Guinea
Longan Island Papua New Guinea
Lae PGLAE Papua New Guinea
Gilau PGGIL Papua New Guinea
Peter Haven Papua New Guinea

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