M 5.2 in Papua New Guinea on 23 Jun 2022 02:04 UTC

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: 5.2M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -9.4635 , 149.833
Event Date: 23 Jun 2022 02:04 UTC
23 Jun 2022 12:04 Local
Exposed Population: 80 thousand in 100km
Source: NEIC us7000hjgi
Inserted at: 23 Jun 2022 02:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score
7.6 (Papua New Guinea)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000hjgi Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 rapid impact -0.59  
  C2 rapid impact 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1450003 0 23 Jun 2022 02:04 5.2M, 10km 5.24 80 thousand (in 100km) 00:22 NEIC
1450866 0 23 Jun 2022 02:04 5.5M, 10km 5.92 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 6d 00:32 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 , Province of Milne Bay. The nearest places are Pem Mission, Woruka, Boboni, Sirimo, Mukawa Mission, Podago, Boga Boga Mission, Wakakamaki Mission, Mapona, Tarakwaruri Mission, and Ibwananio.

Radius Population
100 km 84000 people
75 km 22000 people
50 km 2500 people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Milne Bay Papua New Guinea no people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pem Mission Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 19 km
Woruka Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 21 km
Boboni Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 24 km
Sirimo Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 25 km
Mukawa Mission Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 25 km
Podago Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 27 km
Boga Boga Mission Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 28 km
Wakakamaki Mission Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 29 km
Mapona Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 31 km
Tarakwaruri Mission Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 32 km
Batua Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 33 km
Baniara Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 34 km
Tatala Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 34 km
Tepatutuana Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 35 km
Diodio Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 37 km
Auwale Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Debenefue Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Bibiwa Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 40 km
Waibula Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Baiawa Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 43 km
Monari Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 43 km
Lauwela Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 44 km
Silisiti Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 45 km
Kewanasap Mission Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 47 km
Taramuga Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 47 km
Mua Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 47 km
Keporo Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 50 km
Kilia Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 51 km
Gagari Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Kwinau Mission Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Wataluma Mission and Plantation Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Pogaturan Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Kwagila Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Ulaluya Mission Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Wailagi Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Gwanigwam Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Raba Raba Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Waitaru Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Vivigani Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Bolubolu Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 59 km
Airara Mission Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 59 km
Bibitan Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 59 km
Awanato Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 60 km
Gwagut Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 60 km
Kimokimo 2 Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 60 km
Mayoman Mission Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 62 km
Keiboda Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 62 km
Sinipara Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 63 km
Boianai Mission Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 64 km
Biniguna Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 66 km
Kalo Kalo Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 66 km
Gisem Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 67 km
Tomodebamu Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 67 km
Gatu Central Papua New Guinea Village - 67 km
Siu Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 67 km
Nepesi Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 68 km
Mapamoiwa Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 69 km
Orotoaba Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 69 km
Uiaku Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 69 km
Mowapa Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 70 km
Ibwananio Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 70 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Cape Vogel CVL unknown 0 35 km
Pumani PMN unknown 0 56 km
Vivigani VIV 30 0 56 km
Rabaraba RBP unknown 0 57 km
Biniguni XBN unknown 0 60 km
Aragip ARP unknown 0 63 km
Param PPX unknown 0 65 km
Tufi TFI unknown 0 71 km
Iamalele IMA unknown 0 73 km
Agaun AUP unknown 0 74 km
Wedau WED unknown 0 76 km
Wanigela AGL 17 0 76 km
Mamai MAP unknown 0 98 km
Baibara BAP unknown 0 99 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Baniara Papua New Guinea 30 km
Rawdon Bay Papua New Guinea 35 km
Beli Beli Papua New Guinea 59 km
Tufi PGTFI Papua New Guinea 71 km
Ferguson Island Papua New Guinea 96 km

More information

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