M 5.9 in Indonesia on 15 Apr 2018 19:30 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 1140420
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 36.48 Km
Lat/Lon: 1.3714 , 126.8715
Event Date: 15 Apr 2018 19:30 UTC
16 Apr 2018 04:30 Local
Exposed Population: 480000 people in MMI>=IV
450000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 15 Apr 2018 19:48 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000e0mq Scaled population (vector) -8  
  C1 shakemap -1.73  
  C2 shakemap 0.79  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 64 | About casualties: 38 | Last hour: 0

Two killed, 20 injured as 4.4 magnitude earthquake strikes IndonesiaThu, 19 Apr 2018 16:20:00 +0200.

Hundreds of people fled their homes as tremors struck Banjarnegara district of Central Java late on Wednesday. A shallow earthquake brought down hundreds of poorly built buildings in Indonesia, forcing more than 2,000 people to flee their
Shallow earthquake in Indonesia kills 3, damages hundreds of homesThu, 19 Apr 2018 15:08:00 +0200.

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A shallow earthquake in central Indonesia has killed three people and damaged more than 300 homes, disaster officials said Thursday as they declared a two-week emergency for the affected areas. Indonesia’s Meteorology a
Indonesia: Earthquake leaves two dead, over 300 buildings damagedThu, 19 Apr 2018 14:52:00 +0200.

Hanoi (VNA) – At least two people were killed, 21 others injured and over 300 buildings damaged in an earthquake which hit Indonesia’s Central Java province on April 18, a disaster agency official has said. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman o
Dos muertos, 21 heridos y 2.000 evacuados, �ltimos datos del sismo en ... Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:30:00 +0200.

Yakarta, 19 abr (EFE).- Las autoridades indonesias elevaron hoy a dos los muertos, 21 los heridos y m�s de 2.000 los evacuados por el terremoto de 4,4 grados que da�� cientos de edificios el mi�rcoles en el centro de la isla indonesia de Ja

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