M 5.5 in Indonesia on 06 Apr 2018 07:46 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 1139560
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -1.4507 , 138.1826
Event Date: 06 Apr 2018 07:46 UTC
Exposed Population: About 77000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Apr 2018 08:05 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000dveh Scaled population -8  
  C1 shakemap -1.73  
  C2 shakemap 0.79  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 8 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Scramble to reach tsunami-hit villages in SolomonsMon, 09 Apr 2018 15:08:00 +0200.

07 февраля 2013, 16:47. Disaster relief agencies were scrambling Thursday to reach tsunami-hit villages in the Solomon Islands, warning the death toll following a powerful 8.0-magnitude quake is likely to rise, reports. AFP Officials said
Papua New Guinea: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian S ... Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:54:00 +0200.

Papua New Guinea. As of 5 April, more than 8,000 households – 43,000 people - remain displaced following the earthquake that struck on 26 February. The displaced people are located across 44 locations and care centres. It is possible these
Nearly 50 Indonesians dead in April from bootleg liquorMon, 09 Apr 2018 11:00:00 +0200.

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Nearly 50 people have died after drinking bootleg liquor in western Indonesia including the capital Jakarta in little more than a week. In the latest incident, 17 people died between Thursday and early Monday in Cicaleng
Strong earthquake cracks streets in western Japan, injures 5Mon, 09 Apr 2018 11:00:00 +0200.

TOKYO: A strong earthquake hit western Japan early Monday, cracking streets, cutting water and power to a number of homes and injuring five people. The Meteorological Agency said the magnitude 6.1 quake struck 12 kilometers underground near

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),