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Mw 4.7 Earthquake, Green alert in Indonesia on 17 Apr 2017 18:58 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 4.7M, Depth:29.64km
  • on 17 Apr 2017 18:58 UTC
  • 250687 people within 100km
  • inserted at 17 Apr 2017 23:24:30 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10008iei (neicid)

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Articles: 97 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Indonesia: ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update, 10 - 16 April 2017
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 09:08:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

VIET NAM. Storm Storm hit three communes in Ky Son District, Nghe An Province, damaging 70 houses and injuring 2 people. INDONESIA. Flood Aceh Province was surrounded by flood. In Southeast Aceh District, flashflood has caused 2 deaths and affected nearly 3,500 people. Flood also affected 1,748 people in West Aceh District.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (71), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2),

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