M 5.9 in Indonesia on 02 Feb 2019 11:01 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1169539
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -2.714 , 100.3367
Event Date: 02 Feb 2019 11:01 UTC
02 Feb 2019 18:01 Local
Exposed Population: About 5000 people in MMI VI
140000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 02 Feb 2019 12:12 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000jcdi Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -1.73  
  C2 shakemap 0.79  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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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 (41), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),