M 5.5 in Indonesia on 16 Jan 2016 23:22 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 46.44 km
Lat/Lon: -3.8632 , 127.2288
Event Date: 16 Jan 2016 23:22 UTC
Exposed Population: 194432 people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 Jan 2016 23:45 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 187 | About casualties: 46 | Last hour: 0

Emergency planners plan for deadly 'Big One' earthquakeWed, 20 Jan 2016 23:07:00 +0100. "The response will be orders of magnitude larger than Hurricane Katrina or Super Storm Sandy," said Lt. Col. Clayton Braun of the Washington State Army National Guard, referring to two of the best-known natural disasters in recent U.S. hist
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Emergency planners plan for deadly 'Big One' earthquakeWed, 20 Jan 2016 23:01:00 +0100. Posted: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 1:02 pm Updated: 1:30 pm, Wed Jan 20, 2016. Associated Press 0 comments PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As military helicopters ferry search and rescue teams over the Pacific Northwest, below them are scenes of dev
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Arquitecto Sebastián Irarrázaval gana premio internacional por Biblioteca d ... Wed, 20 Jan 2016 22:37:00 +0100. Su primer amor fueron los libros. De hecho, Sebastián Irarrázaval estudió literatura antes de pasar por la Escuela de Arquitectura. Por eso lo entusiasmó especialmente trabajar en la nueva Biblioteca Municipal de Constitución, proyecto que
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Emergency planners plan for deadly 'Big One' earthquakeWed, 20 Jan 2016 21:19:00 +0100. PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As military helicopters ferry search and rescue teams over the Pacific Northwest, below them are scenes of devastation from a giant earthquake that could strike the region at any time. Tsunami waters surge through coas
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),