M 4.8 in Indonesia on 20 Mar 2018 23:51 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1138070
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: -2.7157 , 139.2142
Event Date: 20 Mar 2018 23:51 UTC
Exposed Population: 150000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 21 Mar 2018 00:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000d6yi Scaled population (vector) 5.16  
  C1 earthquake 1.54  
  C2 earthquake -0.64  
  Country Vulnerability 0.09  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Ruwan M JayatungeSat, 24 Mar 2018 21:33:00 +0100.

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Indonesia: Providing disaster preparedness training and sanitation in ... Tue, 20 Mar 2018 04:08:00 +0100.

In Sumatra Indonesia, an innovative centre of learning is building the capacity of churches, community groups and local organisations to deliver effective community-based programs. It is called the Centre for Disaster Risk Management and Co

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (34), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),