M 5.6 in Papua New Guinea on 08 Aug 2022 05:37 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: 5.6M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.5246 , 151.6305
Event Date: 08 Aug 2022 05:37 UTC
08 Aug 2022 15:37 Local
Exposed Population: About 7000 people in MMI
80 thousand in 100km
Source: NEIC us6000i904
Inserted at: 08 Aug 2022 05:59 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
us6000i904 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
1456439 0 08 Aug 2022 05:37 5.6M, 35km 5.07 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:21 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 East New Britain (population 170,000) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
7100 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1456439 -5.525/151.63 5.6 35.0 5.067 08 Aug 2022 06:01 00:24 (new episode)
2 0 1456439 -5.525/151.63 5.6 35.0 5.067 08 Aug 2022 07:40 02:03 (upd of #1)
3 0 1456439 -5.525/151.63 5.6 35.0 5.067 09 Aug 2022 05:40 1d 00:03 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
East New Britain Papua New Guinea 4400 people
East New Britain Papua New Guinea 17000 people
East New Britain Papua New Guinea 220000 people
West New Britain Papua New Guinea 170000 people
New Ireland Papua New Guinea no people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Bovalpun East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 1 km
Kauwa East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 9 km
Sali East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 9 km
Takairam East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 10 km
Olaipun East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 11 km
Pomio East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 12 km
Tokai East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 13 km
Matong East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 14 km
Marmar East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 15 km
Tal East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 17 km
Pature East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 17 km
Buka East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 18 km
Senel East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 18 km
Manginuna East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 20 km
Galowe East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 17 km
Kwai East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 20 km
West Baien East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 20 km
Malakua East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 21 km
Parol East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 22 km
Malmal East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 22 km
Puapal East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 22 km
Bagatavi East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 22 km
Bakirua East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 23 km
Irena East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 23 km
Poman East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 23 km
Pulpul East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 23 km
Pora East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 24 km
Goni East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 25 km
Lakiri East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 25 km
Totongpal East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 25 km
Piovi East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 25 km
Lalikar East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 27 km
Pomansilipun East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 27 km
Pendi East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 28 km
Rowan East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 29 km
Pulpul East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 30 km
Mongu East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 31 km
Kaiton East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 31 km
Pomei East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 33 km
Akul East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 33 km
Tagili East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 35 km
Bindapuna East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 35 km
Bairaman East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 38 km
Ora East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 37 km
Kola East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Ganna East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Timomo East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Muranpuna East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 40 km
Kupgen East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 40 km
Kamarelo East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Leli East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 43 km
Porlo East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 44 km
Maskikilir East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 45 km
Morena East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 45 km
Muela East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 46 km
Ralman East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 47 km
Serenguna East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 47 km
Lau East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 48 km
Kamatami East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 49 km
Mau'una East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 50 km
Maito East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 51 km
Kavu East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Baien East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Milim East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 53 km
Mu East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 54 km
Kaukum East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 54 km
Hoiya East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Nambling East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Wawas East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Kalip East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Taimtop East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Kilalum East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Paliavalu East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Iwai East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Kalampun East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Sampun East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Pokapuna East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Guma East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Lampun East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Tagul East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 59 km
Siwanpuna West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 60 km
Okimpuna East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 61 km
Long East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 62 km
Monuvi East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 62 km
Kangilona East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 63 km
Kaitoto East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 63 km
Lomeletepena East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 65 km
Woipuna East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 66 km
Pelin East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 66 km
Baia West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 66 km
Lamerien East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 66 km
Old Kiava West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 66 km
Mapuna East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 66 km
Malmalu East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 67 km
Kiava West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 68 km
Tu East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 68 km
Mataburu West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 69 km
Gomu West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 70 km
Madidua West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 70 km
Auuna East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 70 km
Meingi East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 70 km
Gigipuna West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 71 km
Ubili West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 71 km
Talalo East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 71 km
Ulamona Mission West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 71 km
Lugei East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 71 km
Kahei West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 71 km
Kaiko West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 72 km
Kinsena East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 72 km
Matalilu West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 72 km
Gnalala East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 72 km
Peping East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 72 km
Eaea West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 72 km
Malasi West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 72 km
Ewasse West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 72 km
Apapulu West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 73 km
Bubu West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 73 km
Moralona East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 73 km
Maihuna East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 74 km
Kaubademki East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 75 km
Matawan East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 76 km
Sulu West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 76 km
Yauyau West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 76 km
Marupa Mission East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 77 km
Ulutu East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 77 km
Raulili East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 78 km
Punum East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 79 km
Mulusi West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 79 km
Togotogo West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 80 km
Tonganda East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 80 km
Kaiama West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 80 km
Kenminings East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 80 km
Marunga East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 81 km
Movasi West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 82 km
Haulo East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 82 km
Maso East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 82 km
Awungi East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 83 km
Uasilau West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 83 km
Meninga East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 83 km
Walo West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 83 km
Salelubu Agricultural Station West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 85 km
Leli East New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 85 km
Babata West New Britain Papua New Guinea Village - 85 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) Distance
Gonaili 1 0 6 km
Jacquinot Bay JAQ 64 0 20 km
Uvol UVO unknown 0 25 km
Nutuve NUT unknown 0 30 km
Gonalia GOE unknown 0 30 km
Bialla BAA unknown 0 70 km
Sule ULE unknown 0 70 km
Tol TLO unknown 0 76 km
Open Bay OPB 2 0 80 km
Stockholm SMP unknown 0 112 km
Fulleborn FUB unknown 0 129 km
Hoskins HKN 8 0 136 km
Lamassa LMG unknown 0 155 km
Tokua 10 0 155 km
Rabaul RAB 4 0 156 km
Rakanda RAA unknown 0 176 km
Talasea TLW unknown 0 180 km

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country Distance
Pondo Harbor Papua New Guinea 104 km
Kokopo Roadstead Papua New Guinea 149 km
Rabaul PGRAB Papua New Guinea 157 km
Kimbe PGKIM Papua New Guinea 164 km
Gasmata Papua New Guinea 170 km
Talasea PGTLW Papua New Guinea 177 km

More information

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