M 5.5 in Indian Ocean Triple Junction on 28 Sep 2018 06:21 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -26.5159 , 67.599
Event Date: 28 Sep 2018 06:21 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 28 Sep 2018 06:39 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 161 | About casualties: 70 | Last hour: 0

Indonesia's Earthquake and Tsunami Aftermath in Photos
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 06:05:00 +0200.

Indonesian authorities are scrambling to get help to the quake- and tsunami-hit island of Sulawesi. Survivors are abandoning their ruined homes, as accounts of devastation begin filtering out of remote areas, including the death of 34 child
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Desperate Indonesians flee quake zone, with scale of disaster unclear ...
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 06:04:00 +0200.

PALU, Indonesia: Indonesia scrambled on Monday to get help into quake-hit Sulawesi island as survivors streamed away from their ruined homes and accounts of devastation filtered out of remote areas, including the death of 34 children at a C
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Indonesia tsunami worsened by shape of Palu bay: scientists
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 05:52:00 +0200.

The tsunami that ravaged the Indonesian city of Palu was outsized compared to the earthquake that spawned it, but other factors -- including a long, narrow bay -- conspired to create monster waves, scientists say. At least 844 people are al
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Indonesia's Earthquake and Tsunami Aftermath in Photos
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 04:54:00 +0200.

Indonesian authorities are scrambling to get help to the quake- and tsunami-hit island of Sulawesi. Survivors are abandoning their ruined homes, as accounts of devastation begin filtering out of remote areas, including the death of 34 child
...(more)

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