M 6.6 in Indonesia on 06 Jan 2019 17:27 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: 6.6M
Depth: 60.55 Km
Lat/Lon: 2.2287 , 126.7432
Event Date: 06 Jan 2019 17:27 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j0uj
Inserted at: 06 Jan 2019 17:42 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Indonesia)


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Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us2000j0uj Scaled population (vector) 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  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
1243961 0.3 06 Jan 2019 17:27 7M, 10km N/A No people affected 0.3m (at 00:42) 00:08 PTWC
1243965 0.3 06 Jan 2019 17:27 7M, 10km N/A No people affected 0.4m (at 00:40) 00:09 NTWC    
1243968 0 06 Jan 2019 17:27 6.6M, 60.55km 4.712 No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:15 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 Utara Indonesia 2.6 million people
Southern Mindanao Philippines 4.4 million people
Irian Jaya Indonesia 1.7 million people
Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia 1.8 million people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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