M 5.5 in Indonesia on 29 Nov 2017 23:53 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: 5.5M
Depth: 160.32 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.7628 , 129.7762
Event Date: 29 Nov 2017 23:53 UTC
Exposed Population: About 1000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000bj4z
Inserted at: 30 Nov 2017 00:12 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (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
1189440 0.01 29 Nov 2017 23:53 5.5M, 160.32km 3.29 1 thousand 00:18 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Indonesia , Province of Maluku (population 1,991,398) . The nearest places are Rumadai, and Wotai.

Radius Population
100 km 1200 people
75 km <1000 people
50 km <1000 people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Maluku Indonesia 1.9 million people
Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 850000 people
Irian Jaya Indonesia 1.7 million people
Northern Territory Australia 160000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Rumadai Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 28 km
Wotai Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 32 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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