M 5.4 in Indonesia on 16 May 2018 02:12 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 1143242
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.4M
Depth: 88.25 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.7939 , 138.6013
Event Date: 16 May 2018 02:12 UTC
Exposed Population: 500000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 May 2018 02:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000e61u Scaled population (vector) 5.85  
  C1 earthquake 1.54  
  C2 earthquake -0.64  
  Country Vulnerability 0.09  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
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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),