Forest Fire (101169 ha) in Australia 15 Jun 2022

Event summary

This forest fire is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1006671
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 15 Jun 2022 - 25 Jun 2022
Duration (days): 10
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 101169 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)


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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 0 82759 23 Jun 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 88804 24 Jun 2022 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 89930 25 Jun 2022 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 101169 26 Jun 2022 03:00 GWIS

Fires Joined

This event includes other close identified fires:

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Australia , State of Western Australia (population 1,655,588) .

Radius Population
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people
1 km no people
Burned Area no people

Land Cover area Source
Protected Area 43 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Western Australia Australia 1.7 million people

Affected populated places

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Critical infrastructure

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


Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Kalumburu UBU 29 Priv. Unpaved No 4200 59 km
Mungalalu Truscott 53 Civ. Paved Yes 3000 70 km
Troughton Island 8 Mil. Unpaved Yes 3000 99 km


Name LOCODE Country Distance
Cape Londonderry Coral Sea Islands 32 km


Nuclear plants

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