M 7 in Papua New Guinea on 10 Oct 2018 20:48 UTC

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This earthquake is expected to have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 7.0M
Depth: 40.31 Km
Event Date: 10 Oct 2018 20:48 UTC
Exposed Population: 100000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000haa3
Inserted at: 10 Oct 2018 21:44 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 7.6 (PNG)

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Tsunami affected locations

Date Name Country Alert Tsunami wave height (m)
10-Oct-2018 21:23:35 Malakua Papua New Guinea  0.1m
10-Oct-2018 21:23:35 Pulpul Papua New Guinea  0.1m
10-Oct-2018 21:23:35 West Baien Papua New Guinea  0.1m
10-Oct-2018 21:23:35 Malmal Papua New Guinea  0.1m
10-Oct-2018 21:23:35 Totongpal Papua New Guinea  0.1m
10-Oct-2018 20:48:00 Pora Papua New Guinea  0.1m
10-Oct-2018 20:48:00 Irena Papua New Guinea  0.1m
10-Oct-2018 20:48:00 Puapal Papua New Guinea  0.1m
10-Oct-2018 20:48:00 Kitava I Papua New Guinea  0.1m
10-Oct-2018 20:48:00 Pomei Papua New Guinea  0.1m
10-Oct-2018 21:27:35 Takis Papua New Guinea  0.1m
10-Oct-2018 21:26:36 Kafkaf Mission Papua New Guinea  0.1m
10-Oct-2018 21:26:36 Maragsaik Papua New Guinea  0.1m
10-Oct-2018 20:48:00 Laefu Papua New Guinea  0.1m
10-Oct-2018 20:48:00 Bindapuna Papua New Guinea  0.1m
10-Oct-2018 21:27:35 Punarupka Papua New Guinea  0.1m
10-Oct-2018 21:27:35 Kupindal Papua New Guinea  0.1m

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Initial conditions

Title: ""117km E of Kimbe""

Fault parameters

  • Length: 50 km
  • Width: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 7 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: 1.3 m
  • Strike: 238 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 42 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: NaN km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): 146.698, -10.178, 155.698, -1.178
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:.75 minutes

Sea Level

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