M 5.6 in Indonesia on 14 Mar 2017 05:55 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: 5.6M
Depth: 79.23 Km
Lat/Lon: 0.6764 , 121.1553
Event Date: 14 Mar 2017 05:55 UTC
Exposed Population: 590000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us100088tq
Inserted at: 14 Mar 2017 06:15 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 4.8 (IDN)

Gdacs Score

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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Indonesia ,of Sulawesi Utara (population 2,665,773) . The alertlevel for this event is Green

Intensity Population

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1160463 0.676/121.155 5.6 79.23 4.11 14 Mar 2017 06:16 00:21 (new episode)
2 0 1160463 0.676/121.155 5.6 79.23 4.11 14 Mar 2017 07:58 02:02 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Sulawesi Utara Indonesia 29000 people
Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia 420000 people

Affected populated places

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Mautang Gorontalo Indonesia Village5 - 24 km
Taupa Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 24 km
Lamboenoe Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 30 km
Molosipat Gorontalo Indonesia Village5 - 31 km
Bolamo Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 37 km
Tembito Gorontalo Indonesia Village5 - 39 km
Ongka Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 46 km
Nanomi Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 53 km
Taloean Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 53 km
Alisaang Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 56 km
Tolitoli Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 56 km
Boeol Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 61 km
Lonu Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 61 km
Bukaan Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 62 km
Lubuanloboh Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 62 km
Leor Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 63 km
Bulutong Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 64 km
Lakoan Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 65 km
Tinabogan Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia Village5 - 68 km
Embodo Gorontalo Indonesia Village5 - 77 km
Marisa Gorontalo Indonesia Village5 - 89 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Tolitoli TLI unknown 0
Buol UOL unknown 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Buol Indonesia

More information

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