M 6 in Indonesia on 14 Nov 2019 21:12 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: 23 Km
Lat/Lon: 1.5673 , 126.4136
Event Date: 14 Nov 2019 21:12 UTC
15 Nov 2019 06:12 Local
Exposed Population: About 84000 people in MMI>=IV
No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us60006bpw
Inserted at: 15 Nov 2019 21:16 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Indonesia)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us60006bpw Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1278738 0 14 Nov 2019 21:12 5.8M, 21.81km 4.68 No people affected 02:01 NEIC
1278796 0 14 Nov 2019 21:12 6M, 26.15km 5.04 No people affected 1d 00:03 NEIC
1279392 0 14 Nov 2019 21:12 6M, 23km 5.17 No people affected 1d 00:03 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 Maluku (population 1,991,398) . The nearest places are and Pasirputih.

Radius Population
100 km no 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
Maluku Indonesia 1.9 million people
Sulawesi Utara Indonesia 2.6 million people
Sulawesi Tengah Indonesia 1.8 million people
Southern Mindanao Philippines 4.4 million people
Irian Jaya Indonesia 1.7 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pasirputih Palau Village - 27 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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