M 5.1 in Papua New Guinea on 07 Aug 2022 03:53 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: 5.1M
Depth: 228.839 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.4284 , 146.9118
Event Date: 07 Aug 2022 03:53 UTC
07 Aug 2022 13:53 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
180 thousand in MMI III
Source: NEIC us6000i8tb
Inserted at: 07 Aug 2022 04:39 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
us6000i8tb 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
1456423 0 07 Aug 2022 03:53 5.4M, 219.969km 3.3 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:19 NEIC
1456424 0 07 Aug 2022 03:53 5.1M, 228.839km 3.07 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:45 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 1456424 -5.412/146.905 5.4 220.0 3.336 07 Aug 2022 04:13 00:20 (new episode)
2 0 1456424 -5.428/146.912 5.1 228.8 3.067 07 Aug 2022 04:39 00:45 (upd of #1)
3 0 1456424 -5.428/146.912 5.1 228.8 3.067 07 Aug 2022 05:57 02:03 (upd of #2)
4 0 1456424 -5.428/146.912 5.1 228.8 3.067 08 Aug 2022 04:40 1d 00:46 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces



Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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