M 4.9 in Indonesia on 31 Dec 2020 10:49 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 1249817
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 22.79 Km
Lat/Lon: 0.3009 , 97.5638
Event Date: 31 Dec 2020 10:49 UTC
31 Dec 2020 17:49 Local
Exposed Population:
660000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 31 Dec 2020 11:07 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000d4j4 Scaled population (vector) 5.49  
  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

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),