M 5.6 in Indonesia on 11 Oct 2018 02:55 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: 5.6M
Depth: 10.27 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.027 , 126.7065
Event Date: 11 Oct 2018 02:55 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000hafx
Inserted at: 11 Oct 2018 03:10 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Indonesia)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000hafx Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1231309 0 11 Oct 2018 02:55 5.6M, 10.27km 3.73 No people affected 00:14 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 Maluku (population 1,991,398) .

Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no 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
Maluku Indonesia 1.9 million people
Sulawesi Tenggara Indonesia 1.4 million people
Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 850000 people
Nusa Tenggara Timur Indonesia 3.5 million people
Irian Jaya Indonesia 1.7 million people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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