M 5.9 in Indonesia on 19 Aug 2018 15:16 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -8.423 , 116.6071
Event Date: 19 Aug 2018 15:16 UTC
Exposed Population: 3670000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 19 Aug 2018 16:23 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (IDN)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 899 | About casualties: 120 | Last hour: 0

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Thu, 23 Aug 2018 10:30:00 +0200.

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Indonesia: Govt won’t declare Lombok quakes ‘national disaster’
Thu, 23 Aug 2018 08:48:00 +0200.

By Panca Nugraha. Vice President Jusuf Kalla has confirmed that the Lombok earthquakes in West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) will remain classified as a local disaster, despite mounting calls to “upgrade” the disaster to national status. However, the
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California: Temen un gran terremoto tras producirse 69 temblores en el ...
Thu, 23 Aug 2018 07:32:00 +0200.

Por gran terremoto se entiende un temblor de magnitud 9,0 que se produciría en la zona de la falla de Cascadia. Entre el domingo y el martes en la zona del Anillo de Fuego del Pacífico se produjeron 69 temblores, provocando temores de que
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A shake-up call THE AFTERSHOCKS of Tuesday’s historic earthquake shoul ...
Thu, 23 Aug 2018 07:06:00 +0200.

A shake-up call. THE AFTERSHOCKS of Tuesday’s historic earthquake should be not only the further tremors which normally accompany any major seismic event, but also renewed fervour when it comes to bolstering our readiness for similar types
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),