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M 6.4 in Indonesia on 13 Aug 2017 03:08 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Earthquake event

Population map close up
Population map close up. (Source: JRC)
  • Magnitude: 6.4 M
  • Depth: 35.9 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us2000a7q2
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -3.7937, 101.6003
  • Time (UTC): 13 Aug 2017 03:08:11
  • Time (ECT): 13 Aug 2017 05:08:11

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
1177217 1.14

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1177217
2 realtime 2017-08-13 05:14:37 1 million 0
  Earthquake 194817
1.14 realtime 2017-08-13 05:14:47 1 million No people affected 0
  Tsunami 27827
1 realtime 2017-08-13 06:04:33 No people affected No people affected 0
  27826
1 scenario 2017-08-13 05:14:37 No people affected No people affected 0.02
  27825
1 realtime 2017-08-13 05:14:37 No people affected No people affected 0
Close
13 Aug 2017 03:08 6.5M, 54km N/A 1 million 0m (at 00:00) 00:06 GEOFON GEOFON
1177223 1.05

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1177223
2 realtime 2017-08-13 05:28:20 900 thousand 0
  Earthquake 194820
1.05 realtime 2017-08-13 05:28:20 900 thousand No people affected 0
  Shakemap 2
1 realtime 2017-08-13 07:11:39 No people affected No people affected 0
Close
13 Aug 2017 03:08 6.4M, 35.9km N/A 900 thousand 00:19 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

Population

Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km 890000 people
75 km 170000 people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

The earthquake happened in Indonesia , Province of Bengkulu (population 1,268,316) . The nearest places are Ketaun, Serangai, Penampung, Lais, Seblat, Baru, Lubuktandjung, Pasarseblat, and Pasarkerkap.

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Bengkulu Indonesia 1.2 million people
Sumatera Selatan Indonesia 6.6 million people
Jambi Indonesia 2.1 million people
Sumatera Barat Indonesia 4.3 million people
Lampung Indonesia 6.4 million people
Riau Indonesia 3.5 million people
Sumatera Utara Indonesia 9.3 million people

Affected Populated Places

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Ketaun Bengkulu Indonesia Village5 - 53 km
Serangai Bengkulu Indonesia Village5 - 54 km
Penampung Bengkulu Indonesia Village5 - 55 km
Lais Bengkulu Indonesia Village4 - 59 km
Seblat Bengkulu Indonesia Village5 - 62 km
Baru Bengkulu Indonesia Village5 - 63 km
Lubuktandjung Bengkulu Indonesia Village5 - 65 km
Pasarseblat Bengkulu Indonesia Village5 - 65 km
Pasarkerkap Bengkulu Indonesia Village4 - 69 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
Padangkemiling BKS 15 Civ. Paved No 5900 84 km
Major ports
Name LOCODE Country Distance
Bengkulu IDBKS Indonesia 74 km

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