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Mw 4.6 Earthquake, Green alert in Indonesia on 20 Apr 2017 16:54 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:43.05km
  • on 20 Apr 2017 16:54 UTC
  • 1404510 people within 100km
  • inserted at 20 Apr 2017 20:24:04

Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 4.6 M
  • Depth: 43.05 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us10008jbx
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -1.1687, 119.9661
  • Time (UTC): 20 Apr 2017 16:54:04
  • Time (ECT): 20 Apr 2017 18:54:04

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in Indonesia , Province of Sulawesi Tengah (population 1,832,441) . The nearest places are Pakuli, Sibawi, Pontona, Pasaku, Loeo, Batoenondje, Tomado, Dolo, Biromaru, Balane, and Pelembia.

Population

Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km 1.4 million people
75 km 1.1 million people
50 km 830000 people
20 km 390000 people
10 km 190000 people
5 km 24000 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia 1.8 million people

Affected Populated Places

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pakuli Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 7 km
Sibawi Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 7 km
Pontona Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 7 km
Pasaku Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 15 km
Loeo Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 15 km
Batoenondje Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 18 km
Tomado Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 21 km
Dolo Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 22 km
Biromaru Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 25 km
Balane Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 28 km
Pangana Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 30 km
Palu Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia City 280000 people 33 km
Dadoelae Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 34 km
Bandja Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 37 km
Dadi Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 39 km
Tindaki Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 41 km
Risa Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 41 km
Rilanta Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 41 km
Bombabasoea Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 42 km
Ribamba Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 42 km
Parigi Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 45 km
Taipa Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 45 km
Pangalombori Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 45 km
Banggaiba Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 47 km
Sedoa Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 47 km
Pasowe Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 48 km
Katoe Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 49 km
Labua Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 50 km
Tawaeli Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 50 km
Toboli Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 52 km
Uwentiro Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 52 km
Lambago Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 55 km
Simadjo Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 56 km
Bamba Mua Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 56 km
Tamadoeƫ Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 57 km
Labua Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 58 km
Kabalamin Sulawesi Barat Indonesia Village6 - 58 km
Sausu Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 60 km
Dongala Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 60 km
Watutu Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 60 km
Siwangi Sulawesi Barat Indonesia Village6 - 61 km
Manja Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 63 km
Marantale Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 63 km
Pabengko Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 65 km
Towaja Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 66 km
Kalora Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 66 km
Bariri Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 67 km
Pelembia 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
Mutiara PLW 87 Civ. Paved No 6700 29 km
Kasiguncu 53 Civ. Paved No 3600 81 km
Poso PSJ unknown 0 88 km
Name LOCODE Country Distance
Palu Indonesia 35 km
Pantoloan IDPTL Indonesia 58 km
Toboli Indonesia 62 km
Donggala Indonesia 63 km
Poso IDPSJ Indonesia 90 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 1164709
1 realtime 2017-04-20 22:24:08 1.4 million 390 thousand 1.62 0
  Earthquake 182604
0.06 realtime 2017-04-20 22:24:08 1.4 million 390 thousand 1.62 0
 
Episode 1164798
1 realtime 2017-04-21 17:03:11 1.4 million 390 thousand 1.62 0
  Earthquake 182693
0.06 realtime 2017-04-21 17:03:11 1.4 million 390 thousand 1.62 0
 
Close
IDAlert Color Date (UTC)Mag. and depthMax Intensity (mmi*)Pop. within 100 kmTsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1164709

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
Episode 1164709
1 realtime 2017-04-20 22:24:08 1.4 million 1.62 0
  Earthquake 182604
0.06 realtime 2017-04-20 22:24:08 1.4 million 390 thousand 1.62 0
Close
20 Apr 2017 16:54 4.6M, 43.05km N/A 1.4 million 03:30 NEIC NEIC
1164798

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
Episode 1164798
1 realtime 2017-04-21 17:03:11 1.4 million 1.62 0
  Earthquake 182693
0.06 realtime 2017-04-21 17:03:11 1.4 million 390 thousand 1.62 0
Close
20 Apr 2017 16:54 4.6M, 40.86km N/A 1.4 million 22:09 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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