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
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 (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.
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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.

Tsunami affected locations

Alert Date (UTC) Name Country Tsunami wave height (m)

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Initial conditions

Title: ""151km WNW of Tobelo""

Fault parameters

  • Length: 31 km
  • Width: 8 km
  • Magnitude: 6.6 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: .9 m
  • Strike: 151 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 46 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: 61 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): 125.243, .729, 128.243, 3.729
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:.25 minutes

Sea Level

More information

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