M 4.6 in Indonesia on 27 Nov 2020 16:43 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 1245331
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 232.97 Km
Lat/Lon: 2.4589 , 128.6425
Event Date: 27 Nov 2020 16:43 UTC
28 Nov 2020 01:43 Local
Exposed Population:
130000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 27 Nov 2020 17:51 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000ckfe Scaled population (vector) 5.54  
  C1 earthquake 1.54  
  C2 earthquake -0.64  
  Country Vulnerability 0.09  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
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Latest media headlines

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