M 6.4 in Indonesia from 06 Dec 2016 22:03 UTC to 22:03
EQ parameters
Tsunami

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.4M
Depth: 17.16 Km
Lat/Lon: 5.3081 , 96.2686
Event Date: 06 Dec 2016 22:03 UTC
07 Dec 2016 05:03 Local
Exposed Population: 1630000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us10007ghm
Inserted at: 06 Dec 2016 22:24 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 1.1 1.1
us10007ghm Scaled population (vector) n.a  
  C1 earthquake n.a  
  C2 earthquake n.a  
  Country Vulnerability n.a  
  INFORM_normalised n.a  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1149444 1.1 06 Dec 2016 22:03 6.4M, 17.16km 7.01 1.6 million (in 100km) 00:20 NEIC
1149455 1.2 06 Dec 2016 22:03 6.5M, 8.19km 7.01 680 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 01:35 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Indonesia , Special Region of Aceh (population 4,307,539) . The nearest places are Glecut, Culeegle, Meuko, Koeala Asan, Tanjong, Jeunieb, Teupin-raja, Bleue, Sigli, Balu Cut, and Leungah.

Radius Population
100 km 1.6 million people
75 km 1 million people
50 km 920000 people
20 km 110000 people
10 km 20000 people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Aceh Indonesia 4.3 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Glecut Aceh Indonesia Village - 11 km
Culeegle Aceh Indonesia Village - 13 km
Meuko Aceh Indonesia Village - 22 km
Koeala Asan Aceh Indonesia Village - 24 km
Tanjong Aceh Indonesia Village - 25 km
Jeunieb Aceh Indonesia Village - 28 km
Teupin-raja Aceh Indonesia Village - 30 km
Bleue Aceh Indonesia Village - 34 km
Sigli Aceh Indonesia Village 17000 people 36 km
Balu Cut Aceh Indonesia Village - 41 km
Kunjet Aceh Indonesia Village - 45 km
Pantonkaram Aceh Indonesia Village - 46 km
Poelò Boengòng Aceh Indonesia Village - 48 km
Bireuen Aceh Indonesia Village - 49 km
Carak Aceh Indonesia Village - 51 km
Blangurung Aceh Indonesia Village - 52 km
Tangse Aceh Indonesia Village - 52 km
Keude Tangse Aceh Indonesia Village - 52 km
Bineh Aceh Indonesia Village - 52 km
Sagoe Aceh Indonesia Village - 55 km
Lhok Kuala Aceh Indonesia Village - 55 km
Aneegeutah Aceh Indonesia Village - 60 km
Boega Aceh Indonesia Village - 61 km
Blangkeutumba Aceh Indonesia Village - 62 km
User Aceh Indonesia Village - 63 km
Pamene Aceh Indonesia Village - 64 km
Semelet Aceh Indonesia Village - 66 km
Blangrakal Aceh Indonesia Village - 68 km
Leungah Aceh Indonesia Village - 69 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Malikus Saleh 26 0 76 km
Blangbintang BTJ 19 Civ. Paved Yes 8200 97 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Samalanga Indonesia 14 km
Kuala Njong Indonesia 15 km
Sigli Indonesia 34 km
Krueng Raya Indonesia 89 km
Lhokseumawe Indonesia 98 km

More information

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