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Mw 5.6 Earthquake, Green alert in Indonesia on 14 Mar 2017 05:55 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 5.6M, Depth:79.23km
  • on 14 Mar 2017 05:55 UTC
  • 597961 people within 100km
  • inserted at 14 Mar 2017 06:15:22

Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 5.6 M
  • Depth: 79.23 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us100088tq
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 0.6764, 121.1553
  • Time (UTC): 14 Mar 2017 05:55:21
  • Time (ECT): 14 Mar 2017 06:55:21

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in Indonesia , Province of Sulawesi Utara (population 2,665,773) . The nearest places are Mautang, Taupa, Ramboe, Molosipat, Lamboenoe, Ajerterang, Lampasio, Tembito, Bolamo, Ongka, and Tinabogan.

Population

Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km 590000 people
75 km 540000 people
50 km 250000 people
20 km 2700 people
10 km <1000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km no people

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Sulawesi Utara Indonesia 2.6 million people
Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia 1.8 million people

Affected Populated Places

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Mautang Gorontalo Indonesia Village5 - 27 km
Taupa Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 28 km
Ramboe Gorontalo Indonesia Village6 - 31 km
Molosipat Gorontalo Indonesia Village5 - 32 km
Lamboenoe Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 34 km
Ajerterang Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 39 km
Lampasio Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 39 km
Tembito Gorontalo Indonesia Village5 - 39 km
Bolamo Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 41 km
Ongka Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 49 km
Nanomi Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 49 km
Taloean Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 49 km
Koelanga Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 51 km
Tolitoli Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 55 km
Alisaang Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 57 km
Boeol Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 57 km
Lonu Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 57 km
Bukaan Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 58 km
Leor Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 59 km
Doelamajo Gorontalo Indonesia Village6 - 59 km
Lakoan Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 61 km
Lubuanloboh Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 61 km
Ambesia Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 64 km
Bunobagu Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 64 km
Bulutong Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 65 km
Pindjang Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 66 km
Golumpang Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 69 km
Tinabogan Sulawesi Tengah 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
Tolitoli TLI unknown 0 53 km
Buol UOL unknown 0 57 km
Name LOCODE Country Distance
Buol Indonesia 57 km
Tomoni Indonesia 80 km
Paleleh Indonesia 81 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 1160463
1 realtime 2017-03-14 07:15:14 600 thousand 3 thousand 1.62 0
  Earthquake 178385
-0.44 realtime 2017-03-14 07:15:14 600 thousand 3 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
1160463

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
Episode 1160463
1 realtime 2017-03-14 07:15:14 600 thousand 3 thousand 1.62 0
  Earthquake 178385
-0.44 realtime 2017-03-14 07:15:14 600 thousand 3 thousand 1.62 0
Close
14 Mar 2017 05:55 5.6M, 79.23km 4.11 600 thousand 00:20 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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