M 4.5 in Northern Sumatera, Indonesia on 27 Nov 2020 09:47 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 1245290
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: 2.7944 , 96.284
Event Date: 27 Nov 2020 09:47 UTC
27 Nov 2020 16:47 Local
Exposed Population:
About 98000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 27 Nov 2020 10:24 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000ckb8 Scaled population (vector) 5.23  
  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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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 3 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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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: JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),