M 6.8 in Indonesia on 12 Apr 2019 11:40 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 1176275
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.8M
Depth: 17.48 Km
Lat/Lon: -1.8518 , 122.5527
Event Date: 12 Apr 2019 11:40 UTC
12 Apr 2019 19:40 Local
Exposed Population: 120000 people in MMI VI
310000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 12 Apr 2019 12:01 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)


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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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Latest media headlines

Articles: 267 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Indonésie : un séisme de magnitude 6,8 secoue l'est du paysTue, 16 Apr 2019 06:37:00 +0200.

Un séisme de magnitude 6,8 a secoué l’est de l’Indonésie vendredi, a annoncé l’agence géologique américaine (USGS), déclenchant une alerte au tsunami et provoquant la panique chez les habitants. L’observatoire précise que la secousse s’est
Indonesia: Indonesia: Earthquake Information bulletinMon, 15 Apr 2019 21:35:00 +0200.

This bulletin is being issued for information only and reflects the current situation and details available at this time. The Indonesian Red Cross (Palang Merah Indonesia; PMI), with the support of the International Federation of Red Cross
Aisyah LlewellynMon, 15 Apr 2019 10:27:00 +0200.

08 Apr 2019 12:58 GMT Indonesian Buddhist woman's blasphemy conviction upheld Supreme Court backs Meiliana's 18-month jail sentence but her lawyer says she is a 'victim of a hoax'. 12 Feb 2019 02:23 GMT Indonesia artists slam bill banning
Indonesia: People return home after 6.9-magnitude earthquake in Centra ... Mon, 15 Apr 2019 06:56:00 +0200.

Ruslan Sangadji. The situation in Banggai Raya in Central Sulawesi has returned to normal following a 6.9-magnitude earthquake that hit the province on Friday evening, as people have started to return to their homes after seeking higher gro

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 (81), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), USGS (5), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),