M 5.6 in Indonesia on 05 May 2024 20:37 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 1427428
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.3107 , 130.938
Event Date: 05 May 2024 20:37 UTC
06 May 2024 05:37 Local
Exposed Population: 4 thousand in MMI V
Inserted at: 05 May 2024 20:53 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.8 (Indonesia)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000mwkd Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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Nearby places The closest larger town where the quake might have been felt is Ambunti , a town with 2,100 inhabitants in Papua New Guinea , in 101 km (63 mi) distance northeast of the epicenter. People likely experienced weak shaking there.

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),