M 6.3 in Papua New Guinea on 07 Apr 2018 05:48 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: 6.3M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.8413 , 142.4899
Event Date: 07 Apr 2018 05:48 UTC
07 Apr 2018 15:48 Local
Exposed Population: About 8000 people in MMI>=VI
430000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000dvwq
Inserted at: 07 Apr 2018 06:05 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000dvwq Scaled population (vector) 0.7  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  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
1205843 0 07 Apr 2018 05:48 6.3M, 10km 6.92 430 thousand 00:16 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 ,of Western (population 100,000) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
<1000 people
8300 people
180000 people
<1000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1205843 -5.841/142.49 6.3 10 7.06 07 Apr 2018 06:05 00:17 (new episode)
2 0 1205843 -5.841/142.49 6.3 10 6.92 07 Apr 2018 07:52 02:04 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Western Papua New Guinea <1000 people
Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea 6400 people
Western Papua New Guinea <1000 people
Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea 160000 people
Western Papua New Guinea 19000 people
Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea 490000 people
Enga Papua New Guinea 260000 people
West Sepik Papua New Guinea 24000 people
East Sepik Papua New Guinea 130000 people
Gulf Papua New Guinea 4400 people
Western Highlands Papua New Guinea 5800 people
Irian Jaya Indonesia 2200 people
Western Papua New Guinea 120000 people
Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea 130000 people
Enga Papua New Guinea 150000 people
West Sepik Papua New Guinea 180000 people
East Sepik Papua New Guinea 240000 people
Gulf Papua New Guinea 80000 people
Western Highlands Papua New Guinea 630000 people
Irian Jaya Indonesia 1.3 million people
Madang Papua New Guinea 340000 people
Chimbu Papua New Guinea 370000 people
Eastern Highlands Papua New Guinea 530000 people
Morobe Papua New Guinea 120000 people
Central Papua New Guinea 6400 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Hanoi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 19 km
Fugwa Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 26 km
Egele Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 26 km
Geroro Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 26 km
Tangi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 28 km
Koroba Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 31 km
Kudiebi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 31 km
Hedamali Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 33 km
Hareke Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 35 km
Tawanda Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 36 km
Pureni Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 36 km
Iangari Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 36 km
Pori Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Laite Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Tadei Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Karida Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Auwi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Ekailoa Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Bunima Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 42 km
Angora Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 42 km
Komogato Western Papua New Guinea Village - 43 km
Yandali Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 45 km
Tiamobi Western Papua New Guinea Village - 45 km
Komo Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 47 km
Sisiobi Western Papua New Guinea Village - 49 km
Uramogi Western Papua New Guinea Village - 49 km
Unawobi Western Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Wailibi Western Papua New Guinea Village - 53 km
Iagamabi Western Papua New Guinea Village - 54 km
Sirigubi Western Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Honinabi Western Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Wodiobi Western Papua New Guinea Village - 56 km
Bebelubi Western Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Idauwi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Hagini Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 45 km
Halengo Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 45 km
Kurukumbutei Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 46 km
Kaijagari Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 46 km
Egauwi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 48 km
Mogulu Western Papua New Guinea Village - 49 km
Horale Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 49 km
Tauri Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 50 km
Aijagaiba Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 50 km
Mingili Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 50 km
Iande Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 50 km
Kopiago Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 51 km
Dauli Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 51 km
Gorin Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Hoiebia Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 53 km
Lake Kopiago Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 53 km
Kugoyobi Western Papua New Guinea Village - 54 km
Piangwanda Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Doma Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Waruni Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Nomad Western Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Yulabi Western Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Yeru Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 59 km
Kela Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 59 km
Hoop Pine Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 59 km
Tigisbi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 61 km
Tidiparu Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 62 km
Wabmosom Western Papua New Guinea Village - 63 km
Aukopmin Western Papua New Guinea Village - 64 km
Tamide Mission Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 65 km
Kukodobi Western Papua New Guinea Village - 65 km
Pai Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 67 km
Duara Western Papua New Guinea Village - 68 km
Tebuda Western Papua New Guinea Village - 69 km
Gaugutmin Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 69 km
Pundami Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 70 km
Umanap Western Papua New Guinea Village - 71 km
Kweirmin Western Papua New Guinea Village - 71 km
Orei Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 71 km
Bona Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 72 km
Wakiana Western Papua New Guinea Village - 73 km
Uadagumbi Western Papua New Guinea Village - 73 km
Igibira Western Papua New Guinea Village - 74 km
Oksapmin Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 74 km
Iumora Western Papua New Guinea Village - 76 km
Kasanmin Western Papua New Guinea Village - 76 km
Disena Western Papua New Guinea Village - 77 km
Homa Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 78 km
Ludesa Mission Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 79 km
Porgera Enga Papua New Guinea Village 1500 people 80 km
Paflim Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 81 km
Usuma Western Papua New Guinea Village - 81 km
Baktamin Western Papua New Guinea Village - 81 km
Paua Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 82 km
Sanganamenai Western Papua New Guinea Village - 82 km
Betianap Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 83 km
Debepare Western Papua New Guinea Village - 83 km
Wasu Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 83 km
Atbine Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 83 km
Yuyan Mission Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 86 km
Tengor Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 86 km
Otoma Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 86 km
Wagalibi Western Papua New Guinea Village - 87 km
Tupakote Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 88 km
Gasuke Western Papua New Guinea Village - 88 km
Seltamin Western Papua New Guinea Village - 89 km
Imapiaka Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 89 km
Deme Western Papua New Guinea Village - 89 km
Panduaka Mission Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 90 km
Panduaka Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 90 km
Suarmin Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 90 km
Deborina Western Papua New Guinea Village - 90 km
Tabunaka Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 91 km
Tibinini Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 91 km
Ariaka Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 94 km
Karegari Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 94 km
Ibarfornbek Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 94 km
Minjip Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 95 km
Kinduli Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 95 km
Yenkali Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 96 km
Gamo Western Papua New Guinea Village - 96 km
Margarima Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 97 km
Kabikamo Western Papua New Guinea Village - 97 km
Fogoma'iu Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 97 km
Sesani Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 98 km
Arimanda Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 98 km
Longap Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 98 km
Boga-Bank Western Papua New Guinea Village - 99 km
Akiapmin Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 99 km
Poisera Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 99 km
Selbang Western Papua New Guinea Village - 100 km
Vogo Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 100 km
Kandi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 101 km
Wongum Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 101 km
Kombila Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 102 km
Ombal Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 102 km
Halei Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 102 km
Mambala Mission Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 102 km
Maru Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 103 km
Darfentakin Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 129 km
Biaka Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 129 km
Komdavip Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 132 km
Nenartimun Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 132 km
Bolongong Western Papua New Guinea Village - 133 km
Dumidubi Western Papua New Guinea Village - 133 km
Temarnmin Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 133 km
Maramuni Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 134 km
Misenten Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 138 km
Anditale Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 138 km
Neliaku East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 138 km
Tifalmin Western Papua New Guinea Village - 140 km
Wabag Enga Papua New Guinea Village 3900 people 141 km
Kundis Mission Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 142 km
Mianmin Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 142 km
Kapitdang Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 142 km
Mangasimivip Western Papua New Guinea Village - 143 km
Atembip Western Papua New Guinea Village - 143 km
Vasanabit Western Papua New Guinea Village - 143 km
Yakananda Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 143 km
Par Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 144 km
Tilia East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 145 km
Wamatesa Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 145 km
Rege Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 146 km
Mimindobip Western Papua New Guinea Village - 146 km
Birip Mission Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 148 km
Yogos Agricultural Station Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 148 km
Teltembip Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 148 km
Iomegi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 149 km
Humane Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 150 km
Tsak Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 150 km
Tunganabip Western Papua New Guinea Village - 151 km
Wangbin Western Papua New Guinea Village - 152 km
Lajeasa Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 153 km
Yumbetesa Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 154 km
Berewogo Western Papua New Guinea Village - 154 km
Pundugum East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 154 km
Yaposa Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 154 km
Laialam No 1 Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 155 km
Mukulamanda Mission Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 155 km
Tabubil Western Papua New Guinea Village - 155 km
Sari Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 155 km
Andumout East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 156 km
Bultem Western Papua New Guinea Village - 157 km
Minyamba Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 158 km
Wapenamanda Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 159 km
Angi Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 159 km
Lada Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 161 km
Unanklimin Number 1 Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 161 km
Opiabus Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village - 162 km
Karemmin Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 162 km
Meakambut East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 164 km
Atemin Western Papua New Guinea Village - 164 km
Amare Western Papua New Guinea Village - 165 km
Muru Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 165 km
Tiatesa Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 165 km
Pawari Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 166 km
Tungum East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 166 km
Aiyulities Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 166 km
Kagop Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village - 166 km
Apateparus Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 167 km
Paware Mission Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 167 km
Kumbares Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 167 km
Engawagi Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village - 168 km
Tigirimi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 168 km
Kompiam Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 168 km
Tomba Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village - 168 km
Tiribi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 169 km
Tambul Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village - 169 km
Arupi Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 169 km
Umbunantap Western Papua New Guinea Village - 169 km
Kuari-Lombo Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 169 km
Iongoromgo Western Papua New Guinea Village - 170 km
Iabagl Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village - 170 km
Tagum Western Papua New Guinea Village - 170 km
Oktambip Western Papua New Guinea Village - 172 km
Hotmin Mission Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 172 km
Kagua Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 172 km
Siapangi Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village - 172 km
Tundenghiatkwi Western Papua New Guinea Village - 173 km
Imuna Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 173 km
Kamaga Patrol Post Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village - 173 km
Olimola East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 173 km
Maral Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 174 km
Gia Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village - 174 km
Lenginas Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 174 km
Piambil Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 174 km
Agare Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 175 km
Iate Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 175 km
Nagop Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 175 km
Crocku Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 176 km
Kugo Papua Indonesia Village - 177 km
Amtanmin Sandaun Papua New Guinea Village - 177 km
Erave Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 177 km
Kalabinie Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 177 km
Batri Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 177 km
Wadji Enga Papua New Guinea Village - 178 km
Puri Southern Highlands Papua New Guinea Village - 178 km
Wanaga Chimbu Papua New Guinea Village - 179 km
Ambangam Papua Indonesia Village - 179 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)
Koroba KDE unknown 0
Suabi SBE unknown 0
Pureni PUI unknown 0
Tari TIZ 1673 0
Honinabi HNN unknown 0
Mougulu GUV unknown 0
Nomad River NOM 88 0
Fuma FUM unknown 0
Paiela PLE unknown 0
Tekin TKW unknown 0
Porgera RGE unknown 0
Bimin BIZ unknown 0
Debepare DBP unknown 0
Gasuke GBC unknown 0
Margarima MGG unknown 0
Selbang SBC unknown 0
Moro MXH 835 0
Bolovip BVP unknown 0
Nipa NPG unknown 0
Oksapmin OKP unknown 0
Kandep KDP 2355 0
Laiagam LGM unknown 0
Kar KAK unknown 0
Telefomin TFM 1496 0
Olsobip OLQ unknown 0
Wawoi Falls WAJ unknown 0
Gulgubip GLP unknown 0
Pimaga PMP unknown 0
Rumginae RMN unknown 0
Mendi MDU 1726 0
Wabag WAB unknown 0
Kiunga UNG 30 0
Nigerum NGR unknown 0
Atkamba ABP unknown 0
Kagua AGK unknown 0
Tarakbits TRJ unknown 0
Kuri KUQ unknown 0
April River APR unknown 0
Munduku Mid Caicos MDM unknown 0
Amboin AMG unknown 0
Gobe 55 0
Ambunti AUJ unknown 0
Mindiptana MDP unknown 0
Ama AMF unknown 0
Timbunke TBE unknown 0
Obo OBX unknown 0
Eliptamin EPT unknown 0
Maramuni MWI unknown 0
Tilfalmin TFA unknown 0
Miyanmin MPX unknown 0
Tabubil TBG 478 0
Wapenamanda WBM 1789 0
Pangoa PGB unknown 0
Kompiam KPM unknown 0
Lake Murray LMY unknown 0
Munbil LNF unknown 0
Yenkis YEQ unknown 0
Pangia PGN unknown 0
Erave ERE 1036 0
Mount Hagen Kagamuga HGU 1631 0
Tumolbil TLP unknown 0
Yapsiei KPE unknown 0
Ruti RUU unknown 0
Suria SUZ unknown 0
Yellow River XYR unknown 0
Tabibuga TBA unknown 0
Bamu BMZ unknown 0
Banz BNZ unknown 0
Nuku UKU unknown 0
Kawito KWO 13 0
Koinambe KMB unknown 0
Minj MZN unknown 0
Awaba AWB unknown 0
Mount Aue UAE unknown 0
Bomai BMH unknown 0
Hayfield 131 0
Tanahmerah TMH unknown 0
Mapoda MPF unknown 0
Balimo OPU 13 0
Anguganak AKG unknown 0
Hayfields HYF unknown 0
Sepik Plains SPV unknown 0
Kanainj KNE unknown 0
Negarbo GBF unknown 0
Kol KQL unknown 0
Suki SKC unknown 0
Green River GVI 81 0
Aiome AIE 105 0
Kikori KRI unknown 0
Annanberg AOB unknown 0
Simbai SIM unknown 0
Angoram AGG unknown 0
Lumi LMI unknown 0
Sangapi SGK unknown 0
Guriaso GUE unknown 0
Karimui KMR 1117 0
Wasua WSA unknown 0
Chimbu CMU 1494 0
Omkalai OML unknown 0
Wewak International WWK 6 0
Keglsugl KEG unknown 0
Nomane NMN unknown 0
Amanab AMU unknown 0
Muting MUF unknown 0
Tadji TAJ 5 0
Imonda IMD unknown 0
Upiara UPR unknown 0
Keisah KEA unknown 0
Daup DAF unknown 0
Aitape ATP unknown 0
Bundi BNT unknown 0
Nowata NWT unknown 0
Josephstaal JOP 68 0
Moki MJJ unknown 0
Nambaiyufa NBA unknown 0
Kiwai Island KWX unknown 0
Baimuru VMU unknown 0
Sissano SIZ unknown 0
Brahman BRH unknown 0
Goroka GKA 1587 0
Awar AWR unknown 0
Senggeh SEH unknown 0
Kopiago KPA unknown 0
Usino USO unknown 0
Wipim WPM unknown 0
Wanuma WNU unknown 0
Morehead MHY 17 0
Waris WAR unknown 0
Bewani BWP unknown 0
Wabo WAO unknown 0
Senggo ZEG unknown 0
Weam WEP unknown 0
Leitre LTF unknown 0
Ossima OSG unknown 0
Bade BXD unknown 0
Kepi KEI unknown 0
Dumpu DPU unknown 0
Daru DAU 6 0
Kar Kar KRX unknown 0
Kamina KMF unknown 0
Madang MAG 3 0
Vanimo VAI 3 0
Ileg ILX unknown 0
Arso ARJ unknown 0
Mopah MKQ 3 Civ. Paved Yes 6000
Boigu Island GIC unknown 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Tanahmerah Indonesia
Wewak PGWWK Papua New Guinea
Long Island Papua New Guinea
Aitape Papua New Guinea
Aitape Harbor Papua New Guinea
Potsdam Harbor Papua New Guinea
Umuda Papua New Guinea
Kumul Marine Terminal Papua New Guinea
Daru PGDAU Papua New Guinea
Merauke IDMKQ Indonesia
Vanimo PGVAI Papua New Guinea
Madang PGMAG Papua New Guinea
Sek Harbor Papua New Guinea
Oka Indonesia
Jayapura IDDJJ Indonesia
Djajapura Indonesia
Kerama Papua New Guinea

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Yonki Ramu 1992

More information

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