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M 5.6 in Indonesia on 14 Mar 2017 05:55 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact
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Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 5.6 M
  • Depth: 79.23 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us100088tq
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 0.6764, 121.1553
  • Time (UTC): 14 Mar 2017 05:55:21
  • Time (ECT): 14 Mar 2017 06:55:21

Event time line

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AlertShake
ID
ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax
mmi
Date event (UTC)Date shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1160463 0.6764/121.1553 5.6 79.23 4.11 14 Mar 2017 05:55 14 Mar 2017 06:16 00:21
2 0 1160463 0.6764/121.1553 5.6 79.23 4.11 14 Mar 2017 05:55 14 Mar 2017 07:58 02:02 (upd of #1)

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in Indonesia ,of Sulawesi Utara (population 2,665,773) .

The alertlevel for this event is Green

Population

Population in major intensity
Intensity Population

Affected provinces

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

Affected Places

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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

Critical infrastructure

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

Nearby and affected airports
Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Tolitoli TLI unknown 0
Buol UOL unknown 0

Major ports
Name LOCODE Country
Buol Indonesia


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