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Mw 6.6 Earthquake, Green alert 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:16km
  • on 21 Apr 2012 01:16 UTC
  • 188210 people within 100km
  • inserted at 21 Apr 2012 04:40:43 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.

People and organisations:

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.

People and organisations:

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

People and organisations:

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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: EMM (2), JRC (129), (3), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), USGS (2), NOAA (1),

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