M 5.8 in Papua New Guinea on 30 Nov 2021 12:14 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: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.5445 , 151.3439
Event Date: 30 Nov 2021 12:14 UTC
30 Nov 2021 22:14 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
50 thousand in 100km
Source: NEIC us6000g7w4
Inserted at: 30 Nov 2021 16:55 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
us6000g7w4 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  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
1412914 0 30 Nov 2021 12:14 5.7M, 10km 4.28 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:20 NEIC
1412966 0 30 Nov 2021 12:14 5.8M, 10km 4.2 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 04:40 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 New Ireland (population 90,000) . 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 1412914 -3.545/151.34 5.7 10.0 4.284 30 Nov 2021 12:35 00:21 (new episode)
2 0 1412966 -3.545/151.34 5.7 10.0 4.284 30 Nov 2021 14:17 02:03 (new episode)
3 0 1412966 -3.544/151.344 5.8 10.0 4.412 30 Nov 2021 16:56 04:42 (upd of #2)
4 0 1412966 -3.544/151.344 5.8 10.0 4.196 01 Dec 2021 12:18 1d 00:04 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
New Ireland Papua New Guinea 42000 people
East New Britain Papua New Guinea 22000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Lambu New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 50 km
Tembin New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 50 km
Bimun New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 51 km
Kolube New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 54 km
Namasalang New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Laefu New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 61 km
Konos New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 62 km
Mesi Number 1 New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 62 km
Lamassong New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 63 km
Poliamba Mission New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 63 km
Lossu Number 2 New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 64 km
Langania New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 64 km
Kafkaf Mission New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 64 km
Daskigi New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 65 km
Fatmilak New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 65 km
Langadis New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 65 km
Kaluan Number 1 New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 66 km
Panemecho New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 67 km
Lowat Kang New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 68 km
Pakawala New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 69 km
Kimadan Mission New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 69 km
Dampit New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 71 km
Lauapal New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 71 km
Larabuna New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 72 km
Panangai New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 72 km
Lakuramau New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 73 km
Lemusmus Number 1 New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 74 km
Maragsaik East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 75 km
Kanam Mission New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 75 km
Lelet New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 76 km
Takis East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 76 km
Piliwa New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 76 km
Lemusmus Number 2 New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 77 km
Lapai New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 79 km
Nangas East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 80 km
Fangalawa New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 81 km
Lemeris New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 82 km
Kalagunan New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 83 km
Kanabu New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 83 km
Penamun New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 83 km
Atlamau New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 83 km
Lamerain East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 84 km
Nonopai New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 85 km
Lassul East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 86 km
Paruai New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 86 km
Sumuna Mission New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 87 km
Tuorong New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 87 km
Mipang Mission New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 87 km
Vunagalip East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 88 km
Bulu New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 89 km
Pauk New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 90 km
Vunakapeake East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 90 km
Mangai New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 90 km
Vunamarita East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 90 km
Koriesu Mission New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 90 km
Leion New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 91 km
Kiata New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 91 km
Vunatalia East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 92 km
Baining East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 92 km
Konogogo New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 93 km
Bagatere New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 93 km
Punarupka East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 94 km
Metesalan New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 94 km
Kupindal East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 95 km
Kalom New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 96 km
Driwata East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 97 km
Wang New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 97 km
Tumundar New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 98 km
Kaguso New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 98 km
Komalu New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 98 km
Vunaiting East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 98 km
Kaut New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 99 km
Kowamanara New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 99 km
Avelus New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 100 km
Marai New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 102 km
Kokola New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 102 km
Cigaregare New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 102 km
Datava New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 102 km
Livuan East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 102 km
Vunadavai East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 103 km
Sambuari New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 103 km
Balus New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 104 km
Liguan East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 104 km
Sinikima New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 104 km
Lokono New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 104 km
Morai New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 105 km
Kurumut New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 105 km
Mailivuan East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 105 km
Tome New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 107 km
Kabien New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 107 km
Butbut New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 107 km
Kolonoboi Misson New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 108 km
Vunalir East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 108 km
Volavolo East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 108 km
Kabaira East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 109 km
Put Put Mission New Ireland Papua New Guinea Village - 109 km
Vunairoto East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 110 km
Kabakada East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 111 km
Raulavat Plantation East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 111 km
Vunapaladig East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 113 km

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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)
Mapua MPU unknown 0
Kamiraba KJU unknown 0

More information

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