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)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us2000j0uj Scaled population 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.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1243961 0.33 06 Jan 2019 17:27 7M, 10km N/A No people affected 0.3m (at 00:42) 00:08 PTWC
1243965 0.4 06 Jan 2019 17:27 7M, 10km N/A No people affected 0.4m (at 00:40) 00:09 NTWC    
1243968 0.01 06 Jan 2019 17:27 6.6M, 60.55km 4.712 No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:15 NEIC
* 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 ,of Maluku (population 1,991,398) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
7400 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1243968 2.229/126.743 6.6 60.5 4.716 06 Jan 2019 17:46 00:19 (new episode)
2 0 1243968 2.216/126.74 6.6 60.0 4.712 06 Jan 2019 18:13 00:45 (upd of #1)
3 0 1243968 2.216/126.74 6.6 60 4.35 06 Jan 2019 19:29 02:02 (upd of #2)
4 0 1243968 2.216/126.74 6.6 60.0 4.712 07 Jan 2019 17:31 1d 00:04 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Maluku Indonesia 6500 people
Maluku Indonesia 300000 people
Sulawesi Utara Indonesia 3000 people

Affected populated places (*)

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pasirputih Palau Village5 - 108 km
Kedi Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 112 km
Pumadada Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 112 km
Tolofu Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 114 km
Bakulu Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 114 km
Dowongigila Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 116 km
Asimiro Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 117 km
Tahafo Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 121 km
Talen Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 122 km
Doitia Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 123 km
Galela Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 124 km
Tokuoku-njeku Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 125 km
Baru Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 127 km
Golea Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 129 km
Pasilulu Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 130 km
Sasu Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 132 km
Susupu Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 132 km
Dodowo Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 133 km
Lapi Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 135 km
Peot Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 135 km
Supu Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 136 km
Toguear Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 139 km
Sahu Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 142 km
Ruko Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 144 km
HaƤs Sulawesi Utara Indonesia Village5 - 148 km
Talabit Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 150 km
Soanmaitik Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 151 km
Tobelo Maluku Utara Indonesia Village4 - 151 km
Tahulandang Sulawesi Utara Indonesia Village5 - 151 km
Kusuri Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 154 km
Patja Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 155 km
Aru Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 155 km
Buang Sulawesi Utara Indonesia Village5 - 156 km
Tiapali Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 159 km
Posiposi Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 159 km
Mahuneni Sulawesi Utara Indonesia Village5 - 159 km
Ngoali Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 160 km
Katana Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 161 km
Sinjngmajehoe Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 162 km
Wajabula Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 162 km
Pediwang Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 166 km
Doro Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 170 km
Biang Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 171 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)
Sangir SAE unknown 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Galela Indonesia
Tobelo Indonesia
Wayabula Indonesia

More information

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