M 4.6 in Indonesia on 28 Jul 2020 17:21 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 1227991
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 15.86 Km
Lat/Lon: -4.7162 , 122.9072
Event Date: 28 Jul 2020 17:21 UTC
29 Jul 2020 01:21 Local
Exposed Population:
1380000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 28 Jul 2020 19:02 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000b5fu Scaled population (vector) 6.16  
  C1 earthquake 1.54  
  C2 earthquake -0.64  
  Country Vulnerability 0.09  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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

Terrorist Groups Using COVID Pandemic As Opportunity To Step Up Attack ... Thu, 30 Jul 2020 01:50:00 +0200.

By Mohammed Sinan Siyech. The unpredictable and pervasive nature of COVID-19 has influenced security conflicts across the globe in numerous ways. A few broad trends have come to light. Firstly, terrorist and extremist groups have used the p
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'Inchworm' pattern of Indonesian earthquake rupture powered seismic 'b ... Mon, 27 Jul 2020 22:44:00 +0200.

In a new study published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters , researchers at the University of Tsukuba investigated a case of supershear rupture, the 2018 Palu earthquake (moment magnitude: 7.6) in Sulawesi, Indonesia, and its relations
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"Inchworm" pattern of Indonesian earthquake rupture powered seismic "b ... Mon, 27 Jul 2020 15:51:00 +0200.

Credit: University of Tsukuba. Tsukuba, Japan - Earthquakes are often imagined as originating from a single point where the seismic waves are strongest, the hypocenter underground or the epicenter at the Earth's surface, with seismic energy
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MIL-OSI Asia-Pac: World News in Brief: July 27Mon, 27 Jul 2020 11:58:00 +0200.

* Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said his government’s intervention policy after the country’s first domestic transmissions of the coronavirus in March prevented as many as 1.3 million to 3.5 million infections. Speaking dur
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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: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),