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M 5.5 in Indonesia on 16 Mar 2017 18:39 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: 5.5M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 16 Mar 2017 18:39 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 16 Mar 2017 22:30 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us20008siq (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 260 | About casualties: 6 | Last hour: 0

Indonesia: ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update, 13 - 19 March 2017
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 05:27:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

MYANMAR. Earthquake. 5.1 M earthquake shook Taik Kyi. The earthquake has damaged about 40 buildings. 26 people were also reportedly injured. INDONESIA. Landslide. 194 houses were damaged by landslide in South Minahasa, North Sulawesi Province. Flood. Flood inundated three subdistricts in Jakarta. Nearly 3,300 people were affected.

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Ekstrak Tiram Segar Makin Perkuat Hubungan Indonesia dan Kesennuma
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 23:13:00 +0100   detikcom (id)

Gempa bumi 9 Skala richter dan gelombang tsunami tahun 2011 justru bermakna istimewa. Hubungan Indonesia dan Kesennuma menjadi makin erat. Prefektur Miyagi tempat Kesennuma berada porak poranda diterpa gemombang tsunami. Musibah ini menggerakkan Indonesia melalui presiden Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono untuk memberi bantuan.

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Earthquake hits Western Indonesia
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 07:14:00 +0100   emirates247 (en)

An earthquake of 5.9 magnitude on the Richter scale jolted Aceh province in western Indonesia on Tuesday, but there was no reported potential for a tsunami. According to the Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics, the quake struck the province at the northern tip of Sumatra....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (67), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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