M 5.5 in Indonesia on 06 Dec 2018 01:02 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1164487
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -8.5376 , 116.0367
Event Date: 06 Dec 2018 01:02 UTC
Exposed Population: 6360000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Dec 2018 01:16 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000i36p Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -1.73  
  C2 shakemap 0.79  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
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Indonesia - Earthquake (ECHO 17 Apr 2019)Thu, 06 Dec 2018 11:05

  • An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 M, at a depth of 10 km, occurred off the coast of Lombok Island on 6 December at 1.02 UTC. The epicentre was 3.5 km west of Mataram City Regency and 10 km north-west of Mataram City. Strong shaking was felt by 638 000 people. As of 6 December at 8.00 UTC, there are no reported casualties or damage.
  • The earthquake was felt also in the island of Bali causing panic among residents and tourists but tsunami waves are not expected.
  • The national authorities and humanitarian actors are conducting initial assessments to ascertain damage or needs. 
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 24 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Vladimir PutinSat, 08 Dec 2018 05:13:00 +0100.

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World: Central Emergency Response Fund ‘Most Profitable Investment You ... Sat, 08 Dec 2018 00:30:00 +0100.

SG/SM/19398-IHA/1460. Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the annual high-level pledging conference for the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund, in New York today: Effectively, there are things that I
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Central Emergency Response Fund ‘Most Profitable Investment You Can Ma ... Fri, 07 Dec 2018 23:21:00 +0100.

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the annual high-level pledging conference for the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund, in New York today: Effectively, there are things that I do not know much about
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World: Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency ... Fri, 07 Dec 2018 22:28:00 +0100.

UN Headquarters, New York, 7 December 2018. As delivered. Secretary-General António Guterres, Excellencies and Ministers, distinguished guests, Thank you for coming. One year ago, we had an excellent fundraising for CERF, and today we’re ho
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),