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M 5 in Indonesia on 15 Nov 2014 18:56 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.0M
  • Depth: 39.54 Km
  • Event Date: 15 Nov 2014 18:56 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 301177 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 15 Nov 2014 19:15 UTC


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Latest media headlines

Articles: 370 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Tsunami warning as Indonesia hit by 7.3 magnitude earthquake
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 01:52:00 +0100   digitaljournal (en)

By Marcus Hondro yesterday in World A 7.3 magnitude undersea earthquake has hit the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia this morning and a tsunami warning has gone out for an area 300 kilometres (185 miles) from the quake's source. No casualties or major damage has been reported as yet. Some media is reported the quake as 7.

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Tsunami Warning Issued, Then Canceled After 7.3 Indonesian Quake
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:19:00 +0100   chosun (en)

A powerful earthquake has struck just off the coast of Indonesia, leading to a tsunami warning for areas up to 300 kilometers away. The warning was later canceled after little damage was reported, and no one was hurt. The 7.3 magnitude quake occurred just after 10:30 Saturday morning, local time,....

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USGS 7.1-magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Indonesia
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 10:51:00 +0100   irishsun (en)

Sunday 16th November, 2014. SAN FRANCISCO A 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck about 100 miles northwest of the Indonesian coast Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center initially issued a tsunami warning which was subsequently lifted. Large earthquakes near Indonesia are common, according to the USGS.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (60), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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