M 5.7 in Indian Ocean Triple Junction on 01 Oct 2018 18:16 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 1158054
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -26.5579 , 67.5499
Event Date: 01 Oct 2018 18:16 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 01 Oct 2018 18:37 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000h55w Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 258 | About casualties: 42 | Last hour: 0

INDONESIA EARTHQUAKE - India sends military personnel, warships to qua ... Fri, 05 Oct 2018 15:41:00 +0200.

India sent more humanitarian assistance Friday to Indonesia's Sulawesi island, which was hit last week by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake and a tsunami that killed over 1,400 people. Indian military personnel were seen unloading from a Singapore
What were the world's deadliest earthquakes?Fri, 05 Oct 2018 14:29:00 +0200.

More than 97 counties in China were affected. A 520-mile wide area destroyed. In some counties it's estimated that up to 60% of the population died. Such catastrophic losses are attributed to loess cave settlements, which collapsed as a res
Foreigners nationwide being checked as visa changes being consideredFri, 05 Oct 2018 13:03:00 +0200.

by Pratch Rujivanarom. The chances of an imminent repeat tsunami in the Andaman Sea is remote, while the tsunami risk in the Gulf of Thailand is even smaller to nearly impossible chance, say leading seismologists in the wake of public tsuna
The Indonesia quake-tsunami disaster in numbersFri, 05 Oct 2018 11:15:00 +0200.

Here are the latest figures highlighting the scale of devastation wrought by Indonesia's earthquake and tsunami disaster: The dead, the wounded. So far Indonesian authorities have counted 1,558 dead from the double disaster on Sulawesi isla

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 (38), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (1),