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

Event summary

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 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 1.3 0 1.3
us1000haa3 Scaled population (vector) 3.02 Max wave alert 0.06m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0.06m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1.3      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1231240 0.9 10 Oct 2018 20:48 6.7M, 10km N/A 80 thousand 0.3m (at 00:19) 00:08 GEOFON
1231242 1.1 10 Oct 2018 20:48 7.3M, 33km N/A 60 thousand 0.4m (at 00:20) 00:09 PTWC
1231243 1.1 10 Oct 2018 20:48 7.3M, 33km N/A 60 thousand 0m (at 00:00) 00:10 NTWC    
1231251 1.3 10 Oct 2018 20:48 7M, 39.45km 7.46 90 thousand 0.1m (at 00:14) 00:20 NEIC
1231261 1.3 10 Oct 2018 20:48 7M, 40.31km 7.46 100 thousand 0.1m (at 00:00) 00:55 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.

Tsunami affected locations

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

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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
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Sea Level