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
14 Feb 2019 17:54 Local
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 (vector) 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 episode that has the last updated information.
* 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 Village - 13 km
Bulcara Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 14 km
Malasanga Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 16 km
Nineia Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 19 km
Darongge Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 21 km
Singor Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 22 km
Ulap Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 23 km
Roinji Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 23 km
Gali Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 28 km
Wasu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 31 km
Towat Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 33 km
Vincketown Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 34 km
Yara Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 34 km
Etep Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 36 km
Kulavi Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 36 km
Bumbu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 36 km
Malalamai Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 37 km
Sapmanga Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 37 km
Bwaha Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 37 km
Ulap Mission Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 37 km
Hem Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 38 km
Worin Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 38 km
Warit Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Songgin Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Wadabo Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Yunggu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Dalugilomon Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Belambu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Satop Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Yakop Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Gabutamon Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Yagomi Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Domut Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Belombibi Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 42 km
Danatum Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 42 km
Gomandat Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 43 km
Narawum Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 43 km
Derim Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 43 km
Hemang Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 43 km
Yaut Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 44 km
Lebangande Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 44 km
Sugan Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 44 km
Seure Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 45 km
Isan Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 45 km
Matafum Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 46 km
Onggake Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 47 km
Dawot Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 47 km
Karim Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 47 km
Sel Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 47 km
Sio Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 48 km
Mamgak Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 48 km
Mula Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 48 km
Indum Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 48 km
Faigurup Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 49 km
Honziuknan Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 49 km
Kapungapang Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 49 km
Baru Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 49 km
Bok Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 50 km
Gorgiok Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 50 km
Gua Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 50 km
Teptep Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 50 km
Sambori Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 50 km
Dolo Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 51 km
Sambanga Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 51 km
Dengando Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 51 km
Kewieng Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 51 km
Monara Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 51 km
Kumbip Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Bandit Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Delbangat Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Tipsit Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Koep Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 53 km
Upat Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 53 km
Bagen Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 53 km
Bambu Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 54 km
Scharnhorst Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Ununu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Umboldi Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Kopa Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Gumukio Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Iloko Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Fangger Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 56 km
Mulumiag Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 56 km
Gumbaion Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Melandum Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Mambit Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Amien Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Mior Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Gwarawon Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Geraun Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 59 km
Waran Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 59 km
Wilwilan Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 59 km
Saidor Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 60 km
Kinalakna Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 60 km
Lapun Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 61 km
Malala Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 61 km
Bulgebi Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 62 km
Sokelen Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 62 km
Tariknan Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 62 km
Wab Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 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

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