M 5.6 in Indonesia on 23 Apr 2018 08:13 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -1.2887 , 138.4283
Event Date: 23 Apr 2018 08:13 UTC
Exposed Population: About 60000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 23 Apr 2018 08:35 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (IDN)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 5 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

West Papua
Fri, 27 Apr 2018 04:57:00 +0200.

A programme called 'Bright Indonesia' has been launched by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources to increase the electrification rate in the country's eastern provinces. A former West Papuan journalist has recently finished a novel
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5.6 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Indonesian Coasts
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:14:00 +0200.

Jakarta,April 23(Prensa Latina)5.6 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale struck Monday Indonesian coasts, a week after a quake which caused victims and property damages in Java Island. According to the US Geological Survey which regist
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11:33 Sismo de magnitud 5,6 sacude costas indonesias
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:04:00 +0200.

23 de abril de 2018, 11:33 Yakarta, 23 abr (PL) Un sismo de magnitud 5,6 en la escala abierta de Richter sacudió hoy las costas de Indonesia, una semana después de que un temblor causara víctimas y daños materiales en la isla de Java. Segú
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Myanmar: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot ( ...
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:38:00 +0200.

MYANMAR. Armed conflict between the Myanmar Military and the Kachin Independence Army since 7 April has displaced up to 2,000 people in Tanai Township, Kachin State from Awng Lawt, Sut Ring Yang and Sut Ra villages. On 22 April, the Myanmar
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),