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M 4.6 in Indonesia on 29 Feb 2016 10:40 UTC
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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: 4.6M
  • Depth: 56.4 Km
  • Event Date: 29 Feb 2016 10:40 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 29 Feb 2016 13:33 UTC


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Articles: 383 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 0

Permalink to Indonesia’s early tsunami warning buoys down when big quake hit
Fri, 04 Mar 2016 09:43:00 +0100   TheFrontierPost-en (en)

2016-03-04 13:26:45 42 Views. International PADANG/JAKARTA (Reuters): All 22 of the early-warning buoys Indonesia deployed after the 2004 tsunami disaster were inoperable when a massive undersea earthquake struck off the coast on Wednesday, a National Disaster Mitigation Agency official said. The 7.

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Indonesia’s tsunami warning system offline when quake hit
Fri, 04 Mar 2016 08:37:00 +0100   BangkokPost (en)

JAKARTA -- Indonesia was compelled to rely on tsunami warnings from other nations’ buoys in the Indian Ocean this week after a huge earthquake off the west coast of Sumatra because its detection system was disabled, a senior disaster agency official said. The earthquake Wednesday night had a magnitude of 7.

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Indonesia admite que sistema de alerta de tsunami no funcionó durante seísmo
Fri, 04 Mar 2016 05:53:00 +0100   caracol (es)

La agencia indonesia para prevención de desastres admitió que la mayoría de las boyas colocadas para alertar de la llegada de un tsunami no funcionaron el pasado miércoles, cuando un fuerte terremoto sacudió la isla de Sumatra, según un comunicado publicado hoy en su portal de Internet.

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