M 6.3 in Indonesia on 19 Jun 2019 17:24 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 1182875
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.3M
Depth: 12.13 Km
Lat/Lon: -2.2522 , 138.4044
Event Date: 19 Jun 2019 17:24 UTC
20 Jun 2019 02:24 Local
Exposed Population: 150000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 19 Jun 2019 17:43 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)


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NEIC 0 0
us6000434e Scaled population (raster) 1.58  
  C1 shakemap -1.73  
  C2 shakemap 0.79  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
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Indonesia - Earthquake (ECHO 20 Jun 2019)Thu, 20 Jun 2019 13:05

  • An earthquake of 6.3 M at the depth of 12 km hit northern Papua on 20 June at 17.24 UTC. The epicentre was located approximately 245 km west of the city of Abepura (Papua Province).
  • Up to 1,000 people were exposed to a very strong shaking and up to 7,000 to a strong shaking but there are no reports of damage or injuries.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 28 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

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Los tsunamis más mortíferos de la historiaSat, 22 Jun 2019 05:07:00 +0200.

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Strong quake hits Indonesia, no reports of damageSat, 22 Jun 2019 02:50:00 +0200.

A powerful earthquake struck Indonesia early on Thursday, 248 km west of Jayapura, Irian Jaya, in the province of West Papua, the US Geological Survey said. It said the quake had a magnitude of 6.3, revising its initial estimate of the magn
Dignified management of the dead: ASEAN Member States lay import on fi ... Fri, 21 Jun 2019 16:54:00 +0200.

Jakarta (AHA Centre / BNPB / ICRC) – A regional seminar on dignified management of the dead in disaster situations drew attention to the need to train first responders in proper identification of the victims. Held on 20–21 June, the meeting

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),