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M 5.6 in Indonesia on 14 Mar 2017 05:55 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Earthquake event

Population map close up
Population map close up. (Source: JRC)
  • 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

Event time line

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IDAlertScore DateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1160463 -0.44

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1160463
1 realtime 2017-03-14 07:15:14 600 thousand 0
  Earthquake 178385
-0.44 realtime 2017-03-14 07:15:14 600 thousand 3 thousand 0
Close
14 Mar 2017 05:55 5.6M, 79.23km 4.11 600 thousand 00:19 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

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

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.

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.

Nearby and affected airports
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
Major ports
Name LOCODE Country Distance
Buol Indonesia 57 km
Tomoni Indonesia 80 km
Paleleh Indonesia 81 km

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