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Red Earthquake alert in Indonesia on 11/04/2012 08:38 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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This earthquake can have a high humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on update number 4.

  • Earthquake magnitude 8.6M and depth 22.9km
  • on 11/04/2012 08:38 UTC
  • No people within 100km

References

Known identifiers for this event: usc000905e (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 4476 | About casualties: 47 | Last hour: 0

Quake sends Indonesians fleeing from parliament
Tue, 17 Apr 2012 21:14:00 +0200   ChinaPost (en)

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - A moderate earthquake struck off Indonesia's Sumatra island Tuesday, U.S. seismologists said, sending people running in fear from Aceh province's parliament.

People and organisations:

Indonesia Earthquake: Life in Aceh after Earthquake Hits Island [SLIDESHOW]
Tue, 17 Apr 2012 17:18:00 +0200   ibtimes-cn (en)

A moderate earthquake of 5.1 magnitude struck off the coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island today but there were no reports of damage, the geophysics agency said.

People and organisations: US Geological Survey 

Indonesia’s Aceh Province Elects Ex-Rebel as Governor
Tue, 17 Apr 2012 16:45:00 +0200   thejakartaglobe (en)

Banda Aceh. Indonesia’s Aceh province Tuesday elected a former rebel as governor, who vowed to implement a “purer” form of sharia in what is the country’s only region to practice the Islamic law.

People and organisations: Abdul Salam Zaeef  Free Aceh Movement  Abdullah Abdullah  Irwandi Yusuf  Agence France-Presse 

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (5), EMM (1), JRC (32), (1), WMO (1), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1),

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