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M 6.6 in Indonesia on 21 Apr 2012 01:16 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 6.6M
  • Depth: 16 Km
  • Event Date: 21 Apr 2012 01:16 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 188210 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 21 Apr 2012 04:40 UTC

Tsunami

The maximum Tsunami wave height is  0.1m in Oransbari, Indonesia. This height is estimated for 21-Apr-2012 01:38:27.

References

Known identifiers for this event: usc00098nl (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 433 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Quake Jolt Southeast Indonesia's Maluku
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 10:03:00 +0200   bna-en (en)

Jakarta, April 24 (QNA) - An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale shook the eastern Indonesian district of Southeast Maluku on Monday night, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) said.

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Quake Jolt Southeast Indonesia's Maluku
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 09:51:00 +0200   bna (ar)

Jakarta, April 24 (QNA) - An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale shook the eastern Indonesian district of Southeast Maluku on Monday night, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) said.

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Indonesia, un altro megaterremoto con tsunami è sempre più probabile
Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:43:00 +0200   corriere (it)

Il sisma di 8,6 gradi dell'11 aprile non ha scaricato l'energia. Anzi ha fatto aumentare le preoccupazioni

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (2), JRC (107), (3), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), USGS (2), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),

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