M 7 in Papua New Guinea from 05 May 2015 01:44 UTC to 01:44

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: 7.0M
Depth: 10 Km
Event Date: 05 May 2015 01:44 UTC
05 May 2015 11:44 Local
Exposed Population: About 19979 people within 100km
Source: GEOFON gfz2015isrv
Inserted at: 05 May 2015 01:50 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake Tsunami GDACS score
GEOFON 0 1 1
gfz2015isrv Scaled population (vector) Max wave scenario 0m  
  C1 earthquake Max wave realtime 0.56m  
  C2 earthquake      
  Country Vulnerability      
  INFORM_normalised      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1078950 1 05 May 2015 01:44 7M, 10km N/A 20 thousand 0.6m (at 00:04) 00:06 GEOFON
1078952 1.2 05 May 2015 01:44 7.5M, 10km N/A 20 thousand 1.4m (at 00:12) 00:08 PTWC
1078955 1.2 05 May 2015 01:44 7.5M, 10km N/A 20 thousand 1.4m (at 00:04) 00:10 NTWC    
1078966 0.2 05 May 2015 01:44 7.4M, 63.06km N/A 40 thousand 0.2m (at 01:18) 00:19 NEIC
1078992 1 05 May 2015 01:44 7.5M, 42km 8.38 40 thousand 0.4m (at 00:08) 01:31 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.

Tsunami affected locations

The maximum Tsunami wave height is  0.6m in Pomansilipun, Papua New Guinea. This height is estimated for 5-May-2015 01:48:38.

Alert Date (UTC) Name Country Tsunami wave height (m)
5-May-2015 01:48:38 Pomansilipun Papua New Guinea  0.6
5-May-2015 01:48:38 Pulpul Papua New Guinea  0.6
5-May-2015 01:48:38 Maskikilir Papua New Guinea  0.5
5-May-2015 01:48:38 Ralman Papua New Guinea  0.5
5-May-2015 01:48:38 Baien Papua New Guinea  0.5
5-May-2015 01:48:38 Matong Papua New Guinea  0.4
5-May-2015 01:48:38 Buka Papua New Guinea  0.4
5-May-2015 01:48:38 Tokai Papua New Guinea  0.4
5-May-2015 01:52:02 Poman Papua New Guinea  0.4
5-May-2015 01:50:56 Kauwa Papua New Guinea  0.2
5-May-2015 01:50:56 Takairam Papua New Guinea  0.2
5-May-2015 01:50:56 Bovalpun Papua New Guinea  0.2
5-May-2015 01:48:38 Wawas Papua New Guinea  0.2
5-May-2015 02:02:77 Sali Papua New Guinea  0.2
5-May-2015 02:02:77 Olaipun Papua New Guinea  0.2
5-May-2015 01:48:38 Taimtop Papua New Guinea  0.2
5-May-2015 01:48:38 Sampun Papua New Guinea  0.2
5-May-2015 01:48:38 Tagul Papua New Guinea  0.2
5-May-2015 02:22:85 Madau_I Papua New Guinea  0.2
5-May-2015 02:18:27 Pomio Papua New Guinea  0.2
5-May-2015 02:18:27 Kilalum Papua New Guinea  0.2
5-May-2015 02:18:27 Iwai Papua New Guinea  0.2
5-May-2015 02:10:05 Mu Papua New Guinea  0.2
5-May-2015 02:10:05 Nambling Papua New Guinea  0.2
5-May-2015 02:10:05 Manginuna Papua New Guinea  0.2
5-May-2015 02:12:84 Maliom Papua New Guinea  0.2
5-May-2015 02:12:84 Ulam Papua New Guinea  0.2
5-May-2015 02:26:98 Gawa_I Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:16:13 Matatai Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:22:85 Lambom Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 01:50:56 Totongpal Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:20:94 Beriota Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:20:94 Natar Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:30:36 Kalampun Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:30:36 Lampun Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:30:36 Guma Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:14:99 Matkumlagir Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:20:94 Marunga Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:36:95 Galowe Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:36:95 Marmar Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:00:68 Marupa_Mission Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:38:08 Malmal Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:38:08 Pulpul Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:38:08 Puapal Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:02:77 Lau Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:28:49 Digdagela Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:58:22 Wowonga Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 01:50:56 Rowan Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 01:50:56 Kaiton Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:32:03 Mau'una Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:50:51 Pora Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:50:51 Irena Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:06:73 Okukwewelou Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:06:73 Obulaka Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:14:99 Bakop Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:20:29 Kwaiawata_I Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:52:18 Kumparum Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:52:18 Taron Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:52:18 Kambilal Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:36:95 Lamassa_Hamlets Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:36:95 Lamassa Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:30:36 Malakua Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:46:58 Guasapa Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:22:85 Bairaman Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:14:99 West_Baien Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:28:49 Merai Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:28:49 Urai Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:56:76 Parol Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:18:27 Karong Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:28:49 Sohano Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:36:95 Long Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:42:02 Kaurai Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:08:91 Tavalo Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 01:50:56 Bindapuna Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:16:13 Punum Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:16:13 Raulili Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:16:13 Maihuna Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:16:13 Maso Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:06:32 Kaukum Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:06:32 Hoiya Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:06:32 Kalip Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:26:98 Kuluritu Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:12:84 Milim Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:28:81 Lamerien Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:28:81 Kaubademki Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:38:08 Losuia Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:38:08 Meingi Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:38:08 Tu Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:30:46 Leli Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:30:46 Pulpulo Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:30:46 Haulo Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:30:46 Meninga Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:30:36 Makmak Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:18:27 Danfu Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:18:27 Kapsikau Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:28:49 Kangilona Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:42:02 Lamoran Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:02:81 Kitava_I Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:44:46 Lenai Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 01:58:71 Amio Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:18:82 Lulakevi Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:18:82 Paronga Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:58:22 Atui Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:58:22 Penlolo Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:02:81 Mimias Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:30:46 Trobriand_I Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:20:29 Mono_I Solomon Islands  0.1
5-May-2015 03:00:68 Vakuta Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:06:73 Gar Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:18:82 Taiof_I Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:14:24 Meleton Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:14:24 Uvol Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:06:73 Puto Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:04:18 Ili Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:42:02 Kaduaga Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:34:38 Ganai Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:34:38 Watwat Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:24:42 Melei Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:24:42 Fulleborn Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:04:27 Zebu Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:04:27 Awirin Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:04:27 Gasmata Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:04:27 Sigilwa Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:04:27 Ringring Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:04:27 Akam Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:22:85 Balangit Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:22:85 Naliu Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:58:12 Pokuito Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:00:68 Boagis Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:18:82 Bodela Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:14:24 Pukenmi Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:52:73 Tawomla Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:52:73 Feni_Mission Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:30:36 Pinipel_I Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:24:42 Akiwok Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:26:98 Silur_Mission Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:24:31 Lemanmanu Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:24:31 Hanpan Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:34:38 Kuraio_Mission Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:34:65 Lambur Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:18:82 Kamiang Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:18:82 Siaken Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:18:82 Lihon_Number_1 Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:08:52 Bei Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:16:91 Sirof Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:16:91 Sigon_Mission Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:20:29 Gilibwa Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:32:92 Konua Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:28:49 Natong Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:30:36 Zitus Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:40:54 Yanaba_I Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:18:27 Tabulam Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:18:27 Waramung Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:18:27 Fatkarsan Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:18:27 Tanambia Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:46:58 Kuraip Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:46:58 Iawakaka Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:46:58 Nonga Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:46:58 Malaguna_Number_1 Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:46:58 Rabaul Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:46:58 Tavui_Number_3 Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:46:58 Korere Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:46:58 Matalau Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:46:58 Rabuana Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:52:18 Kabanga Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:40:43 Rokus Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 04:14:55 Sipai Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:28:81 Lat Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 04:08:44 Yotchibol Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:48:04 Lakas Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:32:92 Au_Mission Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:32:92 Kalagen Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:36:95 Kabaman Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:36:95 Nasko Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:30:36 Warantaban Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:42:81 Getmata Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:46:58 Manga_Mission Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:46:58 Weilo Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:42:81 Kulis Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 03:42:81 Tungol_Mission Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:12:84 Warambif Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:10:05 Kaibola Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:20:94 Burunkum Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:20:94 Sumsum Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:26:98 Tohatsi Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:26:98 Getsgets Papua New Guinea  0.1
5-May-2015 02:22:85 Lemankoa Papua New Guinea  0.1

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Initial conditions

Title: "M7 New Britain Region. P.N.G."

Fault parameters

  • Length: 50 km
  • Width: 14 km
  • Magnitude: 7 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: 1.3 m
  • Strike: 247 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 33 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: 10 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): 147.51, -10.23, 156.51, -1.23
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:.75 minutes

Sea Level

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