jueves, 19 de abril de 2018

Green alert: earthquake M 4.7 in Papua New Guinea on 4/18/2018 9:57:49 PM

M 4.7 in Papua New Guinea on 18 Apr 2018 21:57 UTC

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GDACS Alert based on "Earthquake Parameter" alerting model




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Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: M4.7
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date UTC: 18 Apr 2018 21:57
  • Exposed Population: 570000 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event

Impact Details

The earthquake happened inPapua New Guinea, Province of Southern Highlands (population 318,000). The nearest places are Wasu (2km), Ludesa Mission (5km), Bona (12km), Sesani (16km), Heabo (18km), and 71 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Moro (42km), Fuma (50km), Mougulu (55km), Wawoi Falls (56km), Nipa (67km), and 12 more. There are no known ports nearby.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 260000 people 14
50 km 75000 people 9
20 km 13000 people 10
10 km 1700 people 5

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