M 5.6 in Indian Ocean Triple Junction on 28 Sep 2018 07:06 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -26.4839 , 67.6203
Event Date: 28 Sep 2018 07:06 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 28 Sep 2018 07:23 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 276 | About casualties: 83 | Last hour: 0

Indonesia tsunami worsened by shape of Palu bay
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:05:00 +0200.

An aerial view of the Taipa beach area, following an earthquake and tsunami, North Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia October 1, 2018 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. — Reuters pic. PALU, Oct 2 — The tsunami that ravaged the Indonesian ci
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Sulawesi quake: Tsunami worsened by shape of Palu bay, say scientists
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:04:00 +0200.

PARIS - 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
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Indonesia tsunami worsened by shape of Palu bay – scientists
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:03:00 +0200.

PARIS: 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 a
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Indonesia tsunami worsened by shape of Palu bay, say scientists
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 06:59:00 +0200.

An aerial view of an area devastated by an earthquake in Palu, Central Sulawesi on October 1, 2018. (Reuters Photo) The tsunami that ravaged the Indonesian city of Palu was outsized compared to the earthquake that spawned it, but other fac
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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),