M 5.5 in Indonesia on 20 Oct 2018 09:47 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 1159494
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 352.42 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.5064 , 128.2576
Event Date: 20 Oct 2018 09:47 UTC
Exposed Population: About 600 people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 Oct 2018 10:05 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000hexe Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 69 | About casualties: 6 | Last hour: 0

Singaporean who rescued girl in Indonesia quake found dead in IndiaWed, 24 Oct 2018 08:54:00 +0200.

Ng Kok Choong, the Singaporean involved in a dramatic rescue of a child during September’s earthquake in Palu, Indonesia, was found dead in India. ― Picture courtesy of Air Sports Federation of Singapore. SINGAPORE, Oct 24 — The Singaporean
Shiseido : Donates to Areas Affected by the Earthquake and Tsunami in ... Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:14:00 +0200.

Shiseido Donates to Areas Affected by the Earthquake and Tsunami in Central Sulawesi, Republic of Indonesia. Shiseido Company, Limited ('Shiseido') would like to offer our deepest condolences and sympathy to those who were affected by the e
Malaysia’s ex-DPM slammed for linking tsunami to LGBT cultureWed, 24 Oct 2018 05:49:00 +0200.

Malaysian Former Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi suggested the quake-tsunami in Indonesia's Sulawesi was caused by LGBT culture. Source: Twitter @Zahid_Hamidi. MALAYSIA’S former Deputy Prime Minister Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has earn
Jakim issues e-book on LGBT rehab; minister says phenomenon ‘under con ... Wed, 24 Oct 2018 04:08:00 +0200.

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Mujahid Yusof Rawa said the government did not accept LGBT lifestyles and will keep reaching out to the community in order to rehabilitate them. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa. KUALA LUMPUR

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

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),