M 5.9 in Indonesia on 21 Sep 2019 19:53 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 1188266
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 48.47 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.5102 , 130.446
Event Date: 21 Sep 2019 19:53 UTC
22 Sep 2019 04:53 Local
Exposed Population: Few people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Sep 2019 19:56 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Indonesia)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us60005lts Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 20 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Indonesia tsunami rebuild edges forward, but not for everyoneWed, 25 Sep 2019 14:10:00 +0200.

Fewer than half of the survivors have received promised compensation for dead relatives, or two months of cash allowances totalling about $42, according to government statistics. Indonesia’s government plans to distribute some $16 million t
Indonesia: Long road to recovery for children who survived world’s dea ... Tue, 24 Sep 2019 13:16:00 +0200.

One year since a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, thousands of children have received life-saving training to prepare them for future disaster scenarios, including soil liquefaction. Children are
Un séisme de magnitude 6,4 secoue l'Est de l'IndonésieTue, 24 Sep 2019 11:23:00 +0200.

Un séisme de magnitude 6,4 a secoué la province de Maluku, à l’Est de l’Indonésie, dans la matinée du 22 septembre, selon l’Agence indonésienne de météorologie, de climatologie et de géophysique. Aucune alerte au tsunami n'a été émise. Aupa
Thousands homeless year after Indonesia quakeTue, 24 Sep 2019 05:04:00 +0200.

JAKARTA: Nearly 60,000 people are still living in makeshift accommodation nearly a year after a devastating earthquake and tsunami pounded the Indonesian city of Palu, the Red Cross said Monday. The magnitude 7.5 quake and subsequent delug

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