M 4.9 in Indonesia on 19 Jan 2022 15:53 UTC
EQ parameters

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 11.01 Km
Lat/Lon: -4.5725 , 124.0524
Event Date: 19 Jan 2022 15:53 UTC
19 Jan 2022 23:53 Local
Exposed Population:
40 thousand in 100km
Source: NEIC us7000gd5y
Inserted at: 19 Jan 2022 16:34 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score
4.8 (Indonesia)


For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000gd5y Scaled population (vector) 3.55  
  C1 earthquake 1.54  
  C2 earthquake -0.64  
  Country Vulnerability 0.09  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1422060 0 19 Jan 2022 15:53 4.9M, 11.01km N/A 40 thousand (in 100km) 00:41 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 , Province of Sulawesi Tenggara (population 1,451,575) .

Radius Population
100 km 35000 people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Sulawesi Tenggara Indonesia 1.5 million people
Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia 1.8 million people
Maluku Indonesia 2 million people
Sulawesi Selatan Indonesia 7.3 million people
Nusa Tenggara Timur Indonesia 3.5 million people
Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 860000 people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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