M 4.8 in Indonesia on 08 Dec 2018 04:02 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 40.83 Km
Lat/Lon: -4.1142 , 101.5732
Event Date: 08 Dec 2018 04:02 UTC
Exposed Population: 630000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 Dec 2018 04:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 14 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Historic earthquakes test Indonesia's seismic hazard assessment
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:10:00 +0100.

The study published in the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America concludes that the hazard assessments do well at predicting damaging ground motion in key Javanese cities, but that there is much more to learn about earthquake sou
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Historic earthquakes test Indonesia's seismic hazard assessment
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:46:00 +0100.

Using data gleaned from historical reports, researchers have now identified the sources of some of the most destructive Indonesian earthquakes in Java, Bali and Nusa Tenggara, using these data to independently test how well Indonesia's 2010
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Baba Vanga's 2019 prophesies revealed
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:44:00 +0100.

The 2019 prophesies of a Bulgarian mystic who is said to have predicted the attack on the World Trade Centre, the Boxing Day tsunami, the rise of Isis and Brexit have been revealed. The partially blind 85-year-old, who died in 1996 after re
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Indonesia tsunami clue found on seabed
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:29:00 +0100.

that struck Indonesia in September that killed over 2,000 people, on the seabed, the media reported on Tuesday. Damaging waves rushed ashore after the September 28 magnitude 7.8 quake, but researchers said at the time that they were surpris
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