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Green Earthquake alert in Indonesia on 17 Feb 2017 05:04 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:45.34km
  • on 17 Feb 2017 05:04 UTC
  • 1902727 people within 100km
  • inserted at 17 Feb 2017 07:04:25

Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 4.6 M
  • Depth: 45.34 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us20008ke5
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 4.5797, 96.5593
  • Time (UTC): 17 Feb 2017 05:04:32
  • Time (ECT): 17 Feb 2017 06:04:32

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in Indonesia , Special Region of Aceh (population 4,307,539) . The nearest places are Beutong, Brawanggadjah, Pepajoengeun, Reuenigeuet, Pamene, Semelet, Lampahan, User, Takengon, Madreng, and Sukaramai.

Population

Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km 1.9 million people
75 km 1 million people
50 km 230000 people
20 km 9800 people
10 km <1000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Aceh Indonesia 4.3 million people

Affected Populated Places

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Beutong Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 14 km
Brawanggadjah Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 18 km
Pepajoengeun Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 19 km
Reuenigeuet Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 23 km
Pamene Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 23 km
Semelet Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 24 km
Lampahan Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 30 km
User Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 31 km
Takengon Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 32 km
Madreng Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 36 km
Tingkeum Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 37 km
Isak Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 39 km
Keude Seumot Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 40 km
Lamkeumala Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 40 km
Blangrakal Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 40 km
Oeteuenpoelo Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 44 km
Djambo Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 44 km
Binbang Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 48 km
Tutut Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 48 km
Tandjung Meulaboh Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 49 km
Diambo Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 49 km
Cemparan Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 49 km
Kulu Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 50 km
Lenang Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 51 km
Lhok Kuala Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 55 km
Sipot Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 59 km
Bleue Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 59 km
Aluebata Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 59 km
Peureumeue Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 59 km
Kuala Bhee Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 60 km
Carak Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 61 km
Koeala Asan Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 64 km
Owaq Aceh Indonesia Village4 - 65 km
Meuneumbo Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 65 km
Bivak Roeser Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 66 km
Jeunieb Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 66 km
Pangdili Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 66 km
Perlak Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 66 km
Aneegeutah Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 68 km
Lame Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 68 km
Djamboer Isö Isö Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 69 km
Meulaboh Aceh Indonesia Village5 34000 people 69 km
Sarah-radja Aceh Indonesia Village6 - 69 km
Sukaramai Aceh Indonesia Village5 - 70 km

Critical infrastructure

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

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Padang Panjang 3 0 68 km
Malikus Saleh 26 0 84 km
Lhok Sukon LSX 8 0 94 km
Name LOCODE Country Distance
Meulaboh IDMEQ Indonesia 68 km
Samalanga Indonesia 74 km
Kuala Njong Indonesia 90 km
Lhokseumawe Indonesia 91 km
Susoh IDSUS Indonesia 97 km

Event time line

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event calculation detail

Event calculation detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
 
 
Episode 1157731
1 realtime 2017-02-17 08:03:24 1.9 million 10 thousand 1.62 0
  Earthquake 175665
0.06 realtime 2017-02-17 08:03:24 1.9 million 10 thousand 1.62 0
 
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IDAlert Color Date (UTC)Mag. and depthMax Intensity (mmi*)Pop. within 100 kmTsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1157731

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
Episode 1157731
1 realtime 2017-02-17 08:03:24 1.9 million 10 thousand 1.62 0
  Earthquake 175665
0.06 realtime 2017-02-17 08:03:24 1.9 million 10 thousand 1.62 0
Close
17 Feb 2017 05:04 4.6M, 45.34km N/A 1.9 million 01:59 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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