M 5.5 in Indonesia on 14 Mar 2017 13:13 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: 41.23 km
Lat/Lon: 3.643 , 95.8566
Event Date: 14 Mar 2017 13:13 UTC
Exposed Population: 500000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 Mar 2017 15:06 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (IDN)

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Latest media headlines

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Government of Japan, Tepco pulled up over Fukushima nuke disasterSat, 18 Mar 2017 09:36:00 +0100. Tokyo: Now Available on the mid-day iOS App, Download Now A court in Japan on Friday ruled that Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) and the government are liable for negligence in a case involving compensation for the Fukushima nuclear disaster, t
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Gericht: Japanische Regierung trifft Mitschuld an FukushimaSat, 18 Mar 2017 09:32:00 +0100. Ein japanisches Gericht hat eine Mitschuld des Staates und des Kraftwerkbetreibers Tepco am Atomunglück von Fukushima festgestellt. Das Bezirksgericht in Maebashi entschied am Freitag dass die Katastrophe hätte vermieden werden können, wenn
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),