Madang Shark Attacks

18 attacks recorded (8 fatal)
Madang shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Jun 30th 2000 Long Island near Madang, about 500 km (310 miles) north of the South Pacific nation's capital of Port Moresby Y
May 7th 2000 Long Island near Madang, about 500 km (310 miles) north of the South Pacific nation's capital of Port Moresby N
May 7th 2000 Long Island near Madang, about 500 km (310 miles) north of the South Pacific nation's capital of Port Moresby Y
Feb 9th 1996 Madang Y
Feb 9th 1996 Madang N
Feb 9th 1996 Madang Y
Apr 7th 1964 Inshore side of reef near Madang Y
Mar 24th 1962 Matukar village Y
Jul 2nd 1960 Bimat, Bogia N
May 1st 1960 Taludig Y
Jan 30th 1960 Off Taludig Village, at mouth of the Murnass River N
Jun 27th 1960 Y
Oct 5th 1959 Taludig N
Dec 27th 1958 Taludig N
Jun 27th 2022 Singour, 60 miles south of Madang N
May 1st 1954 Near Madang Town N
Jan 15th 1954 Singour, 60 miles south of Madang N
Off Lae N

Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Port Moresby (3)
  • Madang (3)
  • Taludig (3)
  • Long Island near Madang, about 500 km (310 miles) north of the South Pacific nation's capital of Port Moresby (3)
  • East Nakanai, Talasea (2)
  • Manus Island (2)
  • Singour, 60 miles south of Madang (2)
  • Brooker Island , Calvados Chain (2)
  • Hula (2)

Attacks by month

  • January (2)
  • February (3)
  • March (1)
  • April (1)
  • May (4)
  • June (1)
  • July (1)
  • October (1)
  • December (1)