M 6 in Indonesia on 21 Jan 2019 23:59 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: 6.0M
Depth: 16.77 Km
Lat/Lon: -10.3113 , 119.1472
Event Date: 21 Jan 2019 23:59 UTC
22 Jan 2019 07:59 Local
Exposed Population: 380000 people in MMI>=IV
350000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j70q
Inserted at: 22 Jan 2019 00:49 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.8 (Indonesia)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000j70q Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -1.73  
  C2 shakemap 0.79  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1245690 0 21 Jan 2019 23:59 6.1M, 31.27km N/A 230 thousand 00:17 NEIC
1245691 0 21 Jan 2019 23:59 6M, 24.67km 3.96 260 thousand 00:19 NEIC
1245693 0 21 Jan 2019 23:59 6M, 16.77km 4.06 350 thousand 00:49 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 Nusa Tenggara Timur (population 3,515,623) . The nearest places are Oeboe├Âleta, Bondobela, Madala, and Kahale.

Radius Population
100 km 350000 people
75 km 49000 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
Nusa Tenggara Timur Indonesia 3.5 million people
Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia 3.6 million people
Sulawesi Selatan Indonesia 7.2 million people
Bali Indonesia 2.9 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Oeboe├Âleta Nusa Tenggara Timur Indonesia Village - 65 km
Bondobela Nusa Tenggara Timur Indonesia Village - 67 km
Madala Nusa Tenggara Timur Indonesia Village - 69 km
Kahale Nusa Tenggara Timur Indonesia Village - 70 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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