M 6.6 in Indonesia on 21 Apr 2012 01:16 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: 6.6M
Depth: 16 Km
Lat/Lon: -1.6032 , 134.274
Event Date: 21 Apr 2012 01:16 UTC
Exposed Population: 188210 people within 100km
Source: NEIC usc00098nl
Inserted at: 21 Apr 2012 04:40 UTC

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
116343 1 21 Apr 2012 01:16 6.9M, 33km N/A 50 thousand 0.1m (at 01:51) 00:11 NEIC
116344 1 21 Apr 2012 01:16 6.6M, 29.8km N/A 190 thousand 0m (at 01:05) 00:18 NEIC
116355 1 21 Apr 2012 01:16 6.6M, 16km N/A 190 thousand 0.1m (at 00:22) 03:23 NEIC

Earthquake impact details: population near epicentre

The earthquake happened in Indonesia , Province of Irian Jaya (population 1,752,571) . The nearest places are Momi, Rapaowi, Waren, Ransiki, Sjare, Jali Ali, Wanmori, Namboi, Mammeh, Aikarbu, and Bur.

Radius Population
100 km 190000 people
75 km 33000 people
50 km 19000 people
20 km 6700 people
10 km <1000 people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Irian Jaya Indonesia 1.7 million people

Critical infrastructure

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

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Momi Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 8 km
Rapaowi Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 10 km
Waren Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 11 km
Ransiki Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village4 - 12 km
Sjare Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 15 km
Jali Ali Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village6 - 19 km
Wanmori Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village6 - 21 km
Namboi Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 24 km
Mammeh Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 24 km
Aikarbu Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 27 km
Waenggu Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 28 km
Oransbari Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 29 km
Saibouw Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 30 km
Robookisbia Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 31 km
Jamboi Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 33 km
Warbiadi Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 34 km
Sisember Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 34 km
Miriemah Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 39 km
Hofoe Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village6 - 39 km
Warbumi Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 41 km
Koffo Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 42 km
Marboei Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 42 km
Tisi Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 46 km
Lefikbri Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 47 km
Roswar Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 48 km
Omi Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 49 km
Windaha Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 50 km
Hofuma Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 51 km
Irai Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 51 km
Jomber Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 53 km
Ambuar Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 55 km
Urongi Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 55 km
Mincatobori Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 57 km
Maboi Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 58 km
Anakasi Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village6 - 59 km
Tshinega Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 61 km
Tanahbrubu Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 61 km
Tiraga Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 62 km
Maikoe Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 62 km
Bakopti Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 63 km
Sinjori Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 68 km
Bur Irian Jaya Barat Indonesia Village5 - 69 km

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Ransiki RSK unknown 0 14 km
Anggi AGD unknown 0 48 km
Rendani MKW 5 Civ. Paved No 5400 82 km
Steenkool ZKL unknown 0 96 km
Merdey RDE unknown 0 100 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Manokwari IDMKW Indonesia 84 km
Kampung Muturi Indonesia 89 km
Modan Indonesia 93 km
Steenkool Indonesia 98 km

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