M 5.6 in Indonesia on 14 Mar 2017 05:55 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: 5.6M
Depth: 79.23 Km
Lat/Lon: 0.6764 , 121.1553
Event Date: 14 Mar 2017 05:55 UTC
Exposed Population: 590000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us100088tq
Inserted at: 14 Mar 2017 06:15 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 4.8 (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
1160463 -0.44 14 Mar 2017 05:55 5.6M, 79.23km 4.11 600 thousand 00:19 NEIC

Exposed population

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.

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

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

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Critical infrastructure

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

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

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Buol Indonesia 57 km
Tomoni Indonesia 80 km
Paleleh Indonesia 81 km

More information

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