M 6 in Papua New Guinea on 01 Aug 2020 19:22 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: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.2664 , 148.5662
Event Date: 01 Aug 2020 19:22 UTC
02 Aug 2020 05:22 Local
Exposed Population: About 7000 people in MMI>=IV
No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000b84f
Inserted at: 02 Aug 2020 19:24 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
us6000b84f 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
1324426 0 01 Aug 2020 19:22 5.7M, 10km 3.59 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:20 NEIC
1324432 0 01 Aug 2020 19:22 6M, 10km 3.87 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 1d 00:02 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 1324426 -3.222/148.626 5.7 10.0 3.589 01 Aug 2020 19:43 00:20 (new episode)
2 0 1324432 -3.266/148.566 6.0 10.0 3.871 01 Aug 2020 20:13 00:51 (new episode)
3 0 1324432 -3.266/148.566 6.0 10.0 3.871 01 Aug 2020 21:25 02:03 (upd of #2)
4 0 1324432 -3.266/148.566 6.0 10.0 3.871 02 Aug 2020 19:24 1d 00:02 (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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