M 4.8 in Indonesia on 06 Aug 2022 02:38 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 1333241
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -4.4903 , 138.257
Event Date: 06 Aug 2022 02:38 UTC
06 Aug 2022 11:38 Local
Exposed Population:
Few people affected in MMI&>=V
Inserted at: 06 Aug 2022 03:05 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.8 (Indonesia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Rapid Impact)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000i8km Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 rapid impact -1.73  
  C2 rapid impact 0.79  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 14 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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Jakarta, Aug 9 (UNI) A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's eastern province of Maluku on Tuesday, the meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said. The quake hit at 19:59 local time, with the epicenter at 189 km northwest
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5.9-magnitude quake hits Maluku Tenggara Barat2022-08-09T16:06+0200.

Illustration - Seismograph (ANTARA/Shutterstock/pri) Jakarta (ANTARA) - An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 hit Maluku Tenggara Barat District, Maluku Province, on Tuesday night, according to the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency
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5.9-magnitude quake jolts eastern Indonesia2022-08-09T16:00+0200.

JAKARTA, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's eastern province of Maluku on Tuesday, the meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said. The quake hit at 19:59 local time, with the epicenter at 189 km no
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5.9-magnitude quake jolts eastern Indonesia2022-08-09T15:48+0200.

JAKARTA, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's eastern province of Maluku on Tuesday, the meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said. The quake hit at 19:59 local time, with the epicenter at 189 km no
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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 (42), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),