M 4.8 in Papua New Guinea on 01 Jul 2020 05:39 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: 4.8M
Depth: 68.36 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.1901 , 147.4175
Event Date: 01 Jul 2020 05:39 UTC
01 Jul 2020 15:39 Local
Exposed Population:
340000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us7000aflz
Inserted at: 01 Jul 2020 06:13 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
us7000aflz Scaled population (vector) 5.53  
  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
1318699 0 01 Jul 2020 05:39 4.8M, 68.36km N/A 350 thousand (in 100km) 00:33 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 Melandum, Gitukia, Sikikia, Paukwagna, Gumukio, Kumbip, Kinalakna, Sambori, Kalasa Mission, Kopa, and Kawalan.

Radius Population
100 km 340000 people
75 km 230000 people
50 km 80000 people
20 km 10000 people
10 km <1000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Morobe Papua New Guinea 390000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Melandum Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 11 km
Gitukia Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 14 km
Sikikia Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 15 km
Paukwagna Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 15 km
Gumukio Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 15 km
Kumbip Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 15 km
Kinalakna Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 17 km
Sambori Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 17 km
Kalasa Mission Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 17 km
Kopa Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 18 km
Keburum Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 18 km
Mula Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 19 km
Waran Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 19 km
Zakubep Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 19 km
Siu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 20 km
Orarako Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 20 km
Rua Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 21 km
Gerup Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 21 km
Soweng Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 21 km
Geraun Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 21 km
Lengbati Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 22 km
Kelanoa Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 22 km
Podzorong Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 22 km
Ununu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 22 km
Tiren Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 23 km
Sialum Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 23 km
Koru Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 23 km
Lebangande Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 23 km
Nuzen Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 23 km
Tunga Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 24 km
Dolo Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 24 km
Ririwo Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 24 km
Ungesu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 24 km
Scharnhorst Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 25 km
Belombibi Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 25 km
Gubu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 25 km
Hendeneng Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 25 km
Upat Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 25 km
Hudewa Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 26 km
Zoroge Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 26 km
Bulu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 26 km
Sio Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 27 km
Zanggung Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 27 km
Iloko Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 27 km
Faseu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 27 km
Suevitne Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 27 km
Tipsit Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 27 km
Zewitzan Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 27 km
Indum Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 27 km
Nomanene Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 27 km
Kanomi Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 27 km
Satneng Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 28 km
Korbau Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 28 km
Satop Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 28 km
Dengando Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 28 km
Domut Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 29 km
Zongafifi Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 29 km
Mindik Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 29 km
Gunabosing Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 29 km
Masa Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 29 km
Ulap Mission Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 30 km
Etep Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 30 km
Warit Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 31 km
Kulavi Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 31 km
Belambu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 31 km
Aregenang Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 31 km
Bumbu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 32 km
Yunzain Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 32 km
Semgeta Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 32 km
Sambanga Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 33 km
Walinga Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 33 km
Vincketown Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 33 km
Tiku Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 34 km
Bongganko Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 34 km
Towat Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 34 km
Derim Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 34 km
Doing Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 34 km
Tumnang Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 34 km
Onggake Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 34 km
Keili Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 35 km
Safifi Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 35 km
Wasu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 35 km
Wandokai Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 36 km
Ubaneng Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 36 km
Honziuknan Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 36 km
Yakop Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 36 km
Songgin Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 37 km
Dawot Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 38 km
Embewanang Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 38 km
Hem Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Hemang Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Wamuki Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Dalugilomon Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 40 km
Nanduo Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Merikeo Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Sosoninko Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 42 km
Hubegong Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 43 km
Gomandat Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 43 km
Pindiu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 43 km
Yunggu Morobe Papua New Guinea Village - 44 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
Siwea SWE unknown 0 18 km
Kelanoa KNL unknown 0 22 km
Mindik MXK unknown 0 22 km
Sialum SXA unknown 0 23 km
Kabwum KBM unknown 0 24 km
Konge KGB unknown 0 25 km
Wasu WSU unknown 0 28 km
Ogeranang OGE unknown 0 28 km
Masa MBV unknown 0 30 km
Pindiu PDI unknown 0 39 km
Indagen IDN unknown 0 46 km
Kasanombe KSB unknown 0 49 km
Makini MPG unknown 0 50 km
Baindoung BDZ unknown 0 54 km
Bawan BWJ unknown 0 62 km
Singaua SGB unknown 0 65 km
Satwag SWG unknown 0 67 km
Derim DER unknown 0 67 km
Finschhafen FIN 9 0 68 km
Boana BNV unknown 0 71 km
Sapmanga SMH unknown 0 75 km
Kisengan KSG unknown 0 80 km
Dinangat DNU unknown 0 83 km
Nadzab LAE 70 0 87 km
Yalumet KYX unknown 0 91 km
Lowai LWI unknown 0 93 km
Lablab LAB unknown 0 95 km
Wagau WGU unknown 0 96 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Finschhaven Papua New Guinea 62 km
Dreger Harbor Papua New Guinea 69 km
Lae PGLAE Papua New Guinea 77 km

More information

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