M 5.6 in Indonesia on 14 Nov 2018 23:01 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 1162279
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 8.66 Km
Lat/Lon: -2.9155 , 119.4345
Event Date: 14 Nov 2018 23:01 UTC
Exposed Population: 2010000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 Nov 2018 23:21 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000hrxp Scaled population 1.54  
  C1 shakemap -1.73  
  C2 shakemap 0.79  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
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Indonesia - 5.6 M Earthquake (ECHO 17 Apr 2019)Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:01

  • An earthquake of 5.6 M at the depth of 8.7 km occurred in Sulawesi Island (Indonesia) on 14 November at 23:01 UTC (15 November at 6.01 local time). The epicentre was located 9 km north-east of Mamasa town (Mamasa Regency, West Sulawesi Province). USGS PAGER estimated a shaking up to strong for 21 000 people and up to moderate for 36 000 people.
  • As of 15 November at 8.00 UTC, there are no reports of casualties or damage.
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),