M 6.8 in Indonesia on 12 Apr 2019 11:40 UTC

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: 6.8M
Depth: 17.48 Km
Event Date: 12 Apr 2019 11:40 UTC
12 Apr 2019 19:40 Local
Exposed Population: 310000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us700034xq
Inserted at: 12 Apr 2019 12:01 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.8 (Indonesia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0.2 0.2
us700034xq Scaled population (vector) 2.2 Max wave alert 0.24m  
  C1 shakemap -1.73 Max wave realtime 0.24m  
  C2 shakemap 0.79      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.96      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1256065 0.2 12 Apr 2019 11:40 6.8M, 10km N/A No people affected 0.2m (at 00:23) 00:06 GEOFON
1256072 0.2 12 Apr 2019 11:40 6.8M, 17.48km 6.46 310 thousand 0.2m (at 00:22) 00:21 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.

Tsunami affected locations

The maximum Tsunami wave height is  0.2m in Lombilombia, Indonesia. This height is estimated for 12-Apr-2019 12:02:56.

Alert Date (UTC) Name Country Tsunami wave height (m)
12-Apr-2019 12:02:56 Lombilombia Indonesia  0.2
12-Apr-2019 11:49:64 Seluang Indonesia  0.2
12-Apr-2019 13:09:04 Blomblong Indonesia  0.2
12-Apr-2019 11:54:91 Kembani Indonesia  0.2
12-Apr-2019 11:52:13 Matindok Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 11:56:43 Batui Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 11:58:24 Basiano Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 12:05:62 Labota Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 12:07:46 Unsongi Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 12:19:06 Kolono Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 12:19:06 Bahomotefe Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 12:15:31 Waran Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 11:58:24 Losoni Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 12:01:29 Siumbatu Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 12:25:15 Bahusuai Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 12:35:79 Meselesek Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 12:08:67 Kidandal Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 11:58:24 Kintom Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 11:58:24 Mandono Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 11:49:64 Beleang Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 11:58:24 Tataba Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 12:05:62 Boeaboeang Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 12:13:14 Boba Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 12:47:72 Bolokao Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 12:17:01 Sabol Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 12:17:01 Ballo Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 12:11:12 Mumugi Indonesia  0.1
12-Apr-2019 13:54:25 Bonganang Indonesia  0.1

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Initial conditions

Title: ""102km SSW of Luwuk""

Fault parameters

  • Length: 39 km
  • Width: 11 km
  • Magnitude: 6.8 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: 1 m
  • Strike: 90 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 45 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: 17 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): 119.553, -4.852, 125.553, 1.148
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:.5 minutes

Sea Level

More information

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