M 5.9 in Indonesia on 12 Jan 2021 18:17 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 1251337
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 27.59 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.0668 , 136.8556
Event Date: 12 Jan 2021 18:17 UTC
13 Jan 2021 03:17 Local
Exposed Population: About 200 people in MMI>=VI
160000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 13 Jan 2021 15:15 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000d7tq Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -1.73  
  C2 shakemap 0.79  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 973 | About casualties: 281 | Last hour: 0

Rescatan a una decena de sobrevivientes tras sismo en isla indonesia C ... Sat, 16 Jan 2021 18:17:00 +0100.

Al menos 46 personas perdieron la vida en el terremoto de magnitud 6,2 que se produjo en la madrugada del viernes y desató el pánico entre los habitantes del oeste de la isla de Célebes, que ya vivió en 2018 otra catástrofe similar. Vea tam
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Rescue efforts after strong Indonesia quake stymied by blocked roads, ... Sat, 16 Jan 2021 18:06:00 +0100.

Operations were focused on about eight locations in the hardest-hit city of Mamuju, where people were still believed trapped following early Friday’s magnitude 6.2 quake, said Saidar Rahmanjaya, who heads the local search and rescue agency.
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A strong earthquake struck IndonesiaSat, 16 Jan 2021 18:01:00 +0100.

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 devastated the western part of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi (Sulawesi). At least 34 people died and more than six hundred were injured in the disaster, Hvg.hu wrote, referring to MTI. Accord
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Indonésie : les sauveteurs retrouvent une dizaine de survivants du séi ... Sat, 16 Jan 2021 17:54:00 +0100.

Les sauveteurs indonésiens ont retrouvé ce samedi au moins une dizaine de survivants dans les décombres sur l’île de Célèbes, frappée la veille par un fort séisme qui a fait plusieurs dizaines de morts et plus de 10.000 sans abri. Au moins
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
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 (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),