M 5.6 in Banda Sea on 09 Aug 2022 12:59 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

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: 5.6M
Depth: 160.417 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.7514 , 130.0087
Event Date: 09 Aug 2022 12:59 UTC
09 Aug 2022 21:59 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
1 thousand in MMI IV
Source: NEIC us6000i9cd
Inserted at: 09 Aug 2022 13:19 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000i9cd 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.

ShakeMap is a product of the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program in conjunction with the regional seismic networks. ShakeMaps provide near-real-time maps of ground motion and shaking intensity following significant earthquakes.


Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1456460 0 09 Aug 2022 12:59 5.6M, 160.417km 3.75 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:20 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 unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1456460 -6.751/130.009 5.6 160.4 3.752 09 Aug 2022 13:19 00:20 (new episode)
2 0 1456460 -6.751/130.009 5.6 160.4 3.752 09 Aug 2022 13:30 00:30 (upd of #1)
3 0 1456460 -6.751/130.009 5.6 160.4 3.752 09 Aug 2022 15:03 02:03 (upd of #2)
4 0 1456460 -6.751/130.009 5.6 160.4 3.752 10 Aug 2022 13:40 1d 00:40 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces


Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Rumadai Maluku Indonesia Village - 54 km
Wotai Maluku Indonesia Village - 57 km
Lewa Maluku Indonesia Village - 96 km
Layeni Maluku Indonesia Village - 99 km
Ilmarang Maluku Indonesia Village - 108 km

see full list


Critical infrastructure

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

More information

For a full list of available products related to this event, please refer to the GDACS Resources page.