M 4.9 in Indonesia on 28 Feb 2017 19:16 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: 4.9M
Depth: 30.4 Km
Lat/Lon: 1.8199 , 126.5665
Event Date: 28 Feb 2017 19:16 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us100085sq
Inserted at: 28 Feb 2017 20:00 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (IDN)

Gdacs Score

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1159028 0 28 Feb 2017 19:16 4.9M, 30.4km N/A No people affected 00:43 NEIC
1159173 0 28 Feb 2017 19:16 4.9M, 37.86km N/A No people affected 20:55 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Indonesia , Province of Maluku (population 1,991,398) . The nearest places are and Pasirputih.

Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Maluku Indonesia 1.9 million people
Sulawesi Utara Indonesia 2.6 million people
Southern Mindanao Philippines 4.4 million people
Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia 1.8 million people
Irian Jaya Indonesia 1.7 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pasirputih Palau Village5 - 59 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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