M 8.9 Earthquake and Tsunami (10.3 m) in Indonesia from 11 Apr 2012 08:38 UTC to 08:38

Event summary

This earthquake can have a high humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 115943
Earthquake Magnitude: 8.9M
Depth: 33 Km
Lat/Lon: 2.043 , 92.518
Event Date: 11 Apr 2012 08:38 UTC
11 Apr 2012 14:38 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 02 Feb 2017 13:09 UTC


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  Earthquake Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 3 3
usc000905e Scaled population (vector) Max wave scenario 0m  
  C1 earthquake Max wave realtime 0m  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 4476 | About casualties: 47 | Last hour: 0

L’embargo sur les voitures neuves japonaises levé par le ministère de ... Wed, 18 Apr 2012 06:38:00 +0200.

L’embargo sur les voitures neuves en provenance du Japon a été enlevé. Et ce à partir du lundi 16 avril. La Radiation Protection Authority considère, en effet, que les véhicules et les pièces de rechange en provenance de ce pays ne constitu
Make the manga danceWed, 18 Apr 2012 06:15:00 +0200.

The Asian premiere of Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's "TeZukA", a homage to the late Osamu "God of Manga" Tezuka, was a highlight of the recent 40th Hong Kong Arts Festival and the Belgian choreographer's most complicated production to date. The ope
BANGKOK: Two potential earthquake triggers found in North ThailandWed, 18 Apr 2012 06:15:00 +0200.

Two new active geological faultlines have been found - Mae Ing in Chiang Rai and Phayao, and Phetchabun in the province of the same name - bringing the total in Thailand to 14, with another still under study. Energy release associated with
World Briefs: Strong earthquck shakes central ChileWed, 18 Apr 2012 05:44:00 +0200.

SANTIAGO, Chile A magnitude-6.7 earthquake shook central Chile late Monday, prompting authorities to order the evacuation of a stretch of coastline and causing hundreds of people in the capital to flee buildings in panic. There were no repo

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (69), (3), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), USGS (2), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),