M 5.5 in Papua New Guinea on 23 Jun 2022 02:04 UTC
Rapid Impact
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
(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000hjgi Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 rapid impact -0.59  
  C2 rapid impact 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

The green area correspond to areas affected by strong shaking (MMI VI or higher) according to the simulation.


Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1450003 0 23 Jun 2022 02:04 5.2M, 10km 5.24 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) N/A 00:22 NEIC
1450866 0 23 Jun 2022 02:04 5.5M, 10km 6 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) N/A 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.

Rapid Impact

The results presented below are calculated with the ShakeMap open source software (USGS) using only earthquake hypocenter information to provide a rapid estimation of the ground motion and shaking intensity without taking into account any instrumental observations or earthquake source scaling laws.

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
26000 people

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Milne Bay Papua New Guinea no people
Milne Bay Papua New Guinea no people
Northern Papua New Guinea no 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
Baiawa Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Silisiti Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 43 km
Kewanasap Mission Northern Papua New Guinea Village - 45 km
Kwagila Milne Bay Papua New Guinea Village - 51 km

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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) Distance
Cape Vogel CVL unknown 0 35 km
Biniguni XBN unknown 0 58 km

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country Distance
Baniara Papua New Guinea 28 km
Rawdon Bay Papua New Guinea 34 km

More information

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