M 4.6 Off-shore on 14 Jan 2021 15:03 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 1251559
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 550.88 Km
Lat/Lon: -23.9681 , 179.2231
Event Date: 14 Jan 2021 15:03 UTC
15 Jan 2021 03:03 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 Jan 2021 15:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000d024 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

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El portal El Clarín informa que, al menos 46 personas han muerto y 826 resultaron heridas a raíz del sismo de magnitud 6,2 y a poca profundidad que azotó ayer la isla de Célebes, en la región central Indonesia, conforme al último recuento o

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), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),