M 5.5 in Papua New Guinea on 23 Jun 2022 02:04 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: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -9.4792 , 149.8231
Event Date: 23 Jun 2022 02:04 UTC
23 Jun 2022 12:04 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI VI
30 thousand in MMI&>=V
Source: NEIC us7000hjgi
Inserted at: 29 Jun 2022 02:36 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
us7000hjgi 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
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 ,of Milne Bay (population 160,000) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
<1000 people
23000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1450866 -9.479/149.823 5.5 10.0 5.921 29 Jun 2022 06:50 6d 04:46 (new episode)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Milne Bay Papua New Guinea no people
Milne Bay Papua New Guinea 38000 people
Northern Papua New Guinea no people
Central Papua New Guinea no people
Milne Bay Papua New Guinea 81000 people
Northern Papua New Guinea 44000 people
Central Papua New Guinea 4900 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pem Mission Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 17 km
Woruka Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 19 km
Boboni Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 22 km
Sirimo Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 23 km
Mukawa Mission Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 25 km
Podago Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 25 km
Boga Boga Mission Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 27 km
Wakakamaki Mission Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 28 km
Mapona Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 29 km
Tarakwaruri Mission Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 31 km
Batua Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 31 km
Baniara Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 32 km
Tepatutuana Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 34 km
Tatala Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 36 km
Diodio Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 38 km
Bibiwa Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 38 km
Auwale Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 40 km
Monari Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Debenefue Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Baiawa Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Waibula Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 43 km
Silisiti Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 43 km
Lauwela Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 45 km
Taramuga Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 45 km
Kewanasap Mission Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 45 km
Mua Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 45 km
Keporo Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 48 km
Gagari Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 50 km
Kwinau Mission Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 50 km
Pogaturan Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 50 km
Kwagila Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 51 km
Kilia Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Wataluma Mission and Plantation Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 54 km
Gwanigwam Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 54 km
Raba Raba Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Waitaru Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Ulaluya Mission Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 56 km
Wailagi Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 56 km
Bibitan Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Awanato Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Airara Mission Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Gwagut Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Kimokimo 2 Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Vivigani Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 60 km
Bolubolu Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 60 km
Mayoman Mission Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 60 km
Keiboda Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 60 km
Boianai Mission Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 62 km
Sinipara Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 62 km
Biniguna Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 64 km
Nepesi Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 66 km
Siu Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 67 km
Kalo Kalo Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 68 km
Tomodebamu Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 68 km
Uiaku Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 68 km
Orotoaba Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 69 km
Mapamoiwa Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 69 km
Naniu Mission Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 70 km
Uue Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 70 km
Ibwananio Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 70 km
Tufi Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 71 km
Wanigela Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 72 km
Amuioan Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 72 km
Sefoa Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 73 km
Wedau Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 74 km
Fonibaru Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 75 km
Sarad Mission Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 75 km
Bonando Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 76 km
Gavida Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 77 km
Bekoiana Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 79 km
Guruguru Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 99 km
Bonua Central Papua New Guinea Village - 100 km
Mongna Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 100 km
Magori Central Papua New Guinea Village - 104 km
Lahimoina Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 107 km
Gili Gili Corrective Institution Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 107 km
Taruma Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 109 km
Maiwara Number 1 Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 112 km
Momoiogo Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 113 km
Gisem Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 65 km
Gatu Central Papua New Guinea Village - 65 km
Mowapa Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 68 km
Niesa Central Papua New Guinea Village - 72 km
Muritawa Central Papua New Guinea Village - 73 km
Keria Central Papua New Guinea Village - 75 km
Wanama Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 76 km
Deigam Central Papua New Guinea Village - 77 km
Ua Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 78 km
Divari Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 78 km
Naieta Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 79 km
Wapamoiwa Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 79 km
Ioiok Central Papua New Guinea Village - 81 km
Bomua Central Papua New Guinea Village - 82 km
Avana Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 83 km
Lavora Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 84 km
Tauaman Central Papua New Guinea Village - 87 km
Agamoia Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 89 km
Berubona Mission Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 89 km
Amoiboa Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 89 km
Tuwala Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 89 km
Arau Central Papua New Guinea Village - 89 km
Topura Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 90 km
Duru Duru Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 91 km
Mafuia Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 91 km
Kunikunira Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 91 km
Fofoma Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 92 km
Kebei Central Papua New Guinea Village - 94 km
Bambiti Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 94 km
Gogsiba Central Papua New Guinea Village - 97 km
Laua Central Papua New Guinea Village - 98 km
Daguala Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 98 km
Gadaisu Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 98 km
Oraoro Central Papua New Guinea Village - 99 km
Keakalo Central Papua New Guinea Village - 99 km
Ginaivuna Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 99 km
Tabiribo Central Papua New Guinea Village - 101 km
Baraga Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 102 km
Amazon B Central Papua New Guinea Village - 103 km
Iwai Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 103 km
Nemwa Ili Ili Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 104 km
Garuahi Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 104 km
Magarida Central Papua New Guinea Village - 105 km
Basima Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 108 km
Salamo Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 108 km
Deba Central Papua New Guinea Village - 109 km
Karisoa Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 109 km
Taupota Number 2 Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 109 km
Guguepo Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 111 km
Esaala Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 113 km
Awaiama Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 114 km
Auneri Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 114 km
Bona Bona I Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 114 km
Alotau Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village 12000 people 114 km
Ginewa Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 115 km
Labu Central Papua New Guinea Village - 115 km
Upa-Upasina Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 115 km
Ubo Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 115 km
Embessa Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 116 km
Binibinihali Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 117 km
Toulie Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 118 km
Aigubu Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 118 km
Tuitulwagia Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 118 km
Leileiafa Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 119 km
Kaloi Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 119 km
Iapoa Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 120 km
Gausepa Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 121 km
Numanuma Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 122 km
Silo Silo Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 122 km
Waga Waga Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 122 km
Kakasa Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 124 km
Bam Central Papua New Guinea Village - 125 km
Daio Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 125 km
Lawes College Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 127 km
Susukwai-Aleiwa Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 127 km
Piori Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 128 km
Mataupa Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 128 km
Wapulamutana Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 129 km
Safia Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 129 km
Magaubo Central Papua New Guinea Village - 129 km
Robinson River Plantation Central Papua New Guinea Village - 130 km
Bibira Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 130 km
Suao Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 131 km
Isumdimaiu Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 132 km
Hiliwau Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 133 km
Karaisa Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 134 km
Taruba Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 135 km
Pwanapwana Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 135 km
Darubia Mission Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 136 km
Babauguina Plantation Central Papua New Guinea Village - 138 km
Gora Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 139 km
Kinjaki Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 140 km
Sewataitai Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 141 km
Pongani Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 145 km
Badubadu Central Papua New Guinea Village - 147 km
Abau Central Papua New Guinea Village - 152 km
Domara Central Papua New Guinea Village - 159 km
Saint Stephens Mission Central Papua New Guinea Village - 160 km
Moreguipa Central Papua New Guinea Village - 161 km
Bomguina Government Station Central Papua New Guinea Village - 166 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)
Cape Vogel CVL unknown 0
Pumani PMN unknown 0
Rabaraba RBP unknown 0
Vivigani VIV 30 0
Biniguni XBN unknown 0
Aragip ARP unknown 0
Param PPX unknown 0
Tufi TFI unknown 0
Wedau WED unknown 0
Iamalele IMA unknown 0
Wanigela AGL 17 0
Loani LNQ unknown 0
Agaun AUP unknown 0
Mamai MAP unknown 0
Baibara BAP unknown 0
Sagarai SGJ unknown 0
Amazon Bay AZB unknown 0
Gurney GUR 20 0
Salamo SAM 1 0
Safia SFU 126 0
Garuahi GRH unknown 0
Robinson River RNR unknown 0
Esa'Ala ESA -1 0
Abau ABW unknown 0
Losuia LSA 4 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Baniara Papua New Guinea
Rawdon Bay Papua New Guinea
Beli Beli Papua New Guinea
Tufi PGTFI Papua New Guinea
Ferguson Island Papua New Guinea
Alotau PGGUR Papua New Guinea
Discovery Bay Papua New Guinea
Normanby Island Papua New Guinea
Abau PGABW Papua New Guinea
Buna PGBNA Papua New Guinea

More information

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