M 5.8 in Indonesia on 28 Sep 2018 10:25 UTC
EQ parameters
Tsunami

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Glide number: EQ-2018-000156-IDN
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -1.0625 , 119.9609
Event Date: 28 Sep 2018 10:25 UTC
Exposed Population: 1380000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000h3pn
Inserted at: 28 Sep 2018 10:43 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.8 (Indonesia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 1 1
us1000h3pn Scaled population (vector) 3.56  
  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
1229853 1 28 Sep 2018 10:25 5.8M, 10km 6.95 1.4 million 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 Sulawesi Tengah (population 1,832,441) . The nearest places are Batoenondje, Pontona, Dolo, Biromaru, Pasaku, Sibawi, Balane, Pakuli, Palu, Loeo, and Kalora.

Radius Population
100 km 1.3 million people
75 km 1.1 million people
50 km 910000 people
20 km 590000 people
10 km 95000 people
5 km 1500 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia 1.8 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Batoenondje Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 7 km
Pontona Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 11 km
Dolo Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 11 km
Biromaru Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 11 km
Pasaku Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 12 km
Sibawi Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 12 km
Balane Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 17 km
Pakuli Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 20 km
Palu Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia City 280000 people 20 km
Loeo Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 27 km
Rilanta Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 29 km
Taipa Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 31 km
Dadi Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 33 km
Ribamba Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 33 km
Parigi Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 33 km
Tindaki Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 34 km
Tomado Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 35 km
Bandja Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 36 km
Tawaeli Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 36 km
Pasowe Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 37 km
Uwentiro Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 38 km
Toboli Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 38 km
Dadoelae Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 39 km
Labua Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 44 km
Pangana Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 45 km
Pangalombori Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 47 km
Dongala Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 47 km
Bamba Mua Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 48 km
Risa Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 48 km
Marantale Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 49 km
Lambago Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 50 km
Simadjo Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 51 km
Towaja Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 52 km
Sedoa Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 56 km
Bombabasoea Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 57 km
Sausu Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 57 km
Banggaiba Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 59 km
Katoe Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 62 km
Labua Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 65 km
Kabalamin Sulawesi Barat Indonesia Village6 - 65 km
Pabengko Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 65 km
Tamadoeƫ Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 66 km
Lemo Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 68 km
Kalora Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village6 - 69 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Mutiara PLW 87 Civ. Paved No 6700 15 km
Kasiguncu 53 Civ. Paved No 3600 88 km
Poso PSJ unknown 0 93 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Palu Indonesia 22 km
Pantoloan IDPTL Indonesia 44 km
Toboli Indonesia 47 km
Donggala Indonesia 50 km
Poso IDPSJ Indonesia 95 km

More information

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