M 6 in Papua New Guinea on 21 Jul 2021 14:26 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: 6.0M
Depth: 8.74 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.3295 , 146.8538
Event Date: 21 Jul 2021 14:26 UTC
22 Jul 2021 00:26 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
About 400 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000exmx
Inserted at: 21 Jul 2021 16:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000exmx Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1386760 0 21 Jul 2021 14:26 5.9M, 10km 3.95 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:20 NEIC
1386770 0 21 Jul 2021 14:26 6M, 8.74km 4.08 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 01:52 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 unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1386760 -3.403/146.829 5.9 10.0 3.952 21 Jul 2021 14:47 00:21 (new episode)
2 0 1386770 -3.33/146.854 6.0 8.7 4.085 21 Jul 2021 16:30 02:04 (new episode)
3 0 1386770 -3.33/146.854 6.0 8.7 4.085 22 Jul 2021 14:30 1d 00:04 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces



Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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