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M 5.6 in Indonesia on 24 Sep 2016 11:04 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: 5.6M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 24 Sep 2016 11:04 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 407449 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 24 Sep 2016 11:27 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10006say (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 427 | About casualties: 15 | Last hour: 0

Indonesia: Residents Told To Vacate 2.5km Radius From Mount Bromo
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:02:00 +0200   bernama (en)

JAKARTA, Sept 26 (Bernama) -- Indonesia's National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) has urged people to vacate an area stretching across a radius of 2.5 kilometers from the crater of Mount Bromo, East Java, which is seeing increasing volcanic activity, Indonesia's Antara news agency reports.

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Indonesia: ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update, 19 - 25 September 2016
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:01:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

MALAYSIA 1,038 people in Kedah and 102 people in Perak were evacuated because of flooding. VIET NAM. Flood sumberged 51 houses in Quang Binh Province. MYANMAR Nearly 500 houses were submerged by flood in Taungdwingyi, Magway. THAILAND About 8,000 families affected by flood in Ayutthaya.

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Indonesia 5.4 magnitude earthquake felt in Darwin
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 15:52:00 +0200   dailymail (en)

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake in the Banda Sea off Indonesia has been felt near Darwin, Australian authorities have confirmed. The quake struck just before 9.30pm AEST on Saturday, the Bureau of Meteorology said in statement. 'The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre has detected an earthquake that....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (63), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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