M 6.6 in Indonesia on 06 Jan 2019 17:27 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.6M
Depth: 60.55 Km
Lat/Lon: 2.2287 , 126.7432
Event Date: 06 Jan 2019 17:27 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Jan 2019 17:42 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Indonesia)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 106 | About casualties: 7 | Last hour: 0

Indonesia hastens construction of temporary houses for tsunami victims
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 13:48:00 +0100.

Jakarta (VNA) – The Indonesian Government is speeding up construction on temporary houses for victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Vice President Jusuf Kalla has stated. Kalla, who is also the Palu disaster mitig
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Woman gets the surprise of her life after tsunami
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 11:08:00 +0100.

By Muhammad Afiq Mohd Asri BANTEN (Indonesia), Jan 10 (Bernama) Relieved, stunned, overjoyed and extremely thankful was how Damia, 35, felt when she saw the husband and son she feared were dead standing where her house used to be before a t
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Indonesia EARTHQUAKE: 5.1 magnitude quake hits off coast of Aceh
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 04:49:00 +0100.

The quake landed off the coast of Samatra, the northern island of Indonesia, less than 200km from the city of Aceh. It follows a series of quakes hitting the Maluku Islands on the other side of the Asian nation. The tremor struck just befor
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Abu Dhabi campaign shines a light on sustainability vision
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 18:36:00 +0100.

Shortly after the sun had set in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, 2,000 solar lanterns were lit to reveal the Zayed Sustainability Prize logo. The 20 metre by 20m light installation marked the conclusion of a one-month campaign that saw the distribu
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (109), (4), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (3), WMO (3), USGS (4), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),