M 5.8 in Indonesia on 12 Jun 2018 23:08 UTC
EQ parameters

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: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -2.0999 , 98.5204
Event Date: 12 Jun 2018 23:08 UTC
Exposed Population: About 21000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000epfe
Inserted at: 12 Jun 2018 23:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.8 (Indonesia)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000epfe Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -1.73  
  C2 shakemap 0.79  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1214182 0 12 Jun 2018 23:08 5.8M, 10km 4.27 20 thousand 00:18 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Indonesia , Province of Sumatera Barat (population 4,301,938) . The nearest places are and Sabagalet.

Radius Population
100 km 21000 people
75 km 1900 people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

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

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Sabagalet Sumatera Barat Indonesia Village5 - 63 km

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Critical infrastructure

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


Name LOCODE Country Distance
Sabagalet Indonesia 68 km

More information

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