M 5.5 in Indonesia on 17 Apr 2018 02:52 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: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.5308 , 131.2937
Event Date: 17 Apr 2018 02:52 UTC
Exposed Population: About 68000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000e1b6
Inserted at: 17 Apr 2018 03:07 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
1207051 0.01 17 Apr 2018 02:52 5.5M, 10km 3.94 70 thousand 00:14 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Indonesia , Province of Maluku (population 1,991,398) . The nearest places are Walang Tengh, Walang Tengah, Kilivo, Kinale, Angar, Argam, Tinarin, Kampoeng Salanwo, Kufar, Amanau, and Nama.

Radius Population
100 km 68000 people
75 km 35000 people
50 km 7600 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
Irian Jaya Indonesia 1.7 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Walang Tengh Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 48 km
Walang Tengah Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 48 km
Kilivo Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 49 km
Kinale Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 50 km
Angar Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 52 km
Argam Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 52 km
Tinarin Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 53 km
Kampoeng Salanwo Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 54 km
Kufar Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 56 km
Amanau Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 57 km
Wisalen Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 58 km
Dai Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 60 km
Kampoeng Kwaos Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 61 km
Arbau Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 61 km
Arnanan Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 64 km
Kwamor-kecil Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 66 km
Urung Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 68 km
Nama Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 69 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Geser Indonesia 59 km

More information

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