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M 5.8 in Indonesia on 12 Jun 2018 23:08 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Earthquake event

Population map close up
Population map close up. (Source: JRC)
  • Magnitude: 5.8 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us1000epfe
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -2.0999, 98.5204
  • Time (UTC): 12 Jun 2018 23:08:28
  • Time (ECT): 13 Jun 2018 01:08:28
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.8 (IDN)

Event time line

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IDAlertScore DateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1214182 0.01

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1214182
0.01 realtime 2018-06-12 23:27:28 No people affected 0
  Earthquake 231224
0 realtime 2018-06-12 23:27:28 20 thousand No people affected 0
  Shakemap 3
0.01 realtime 2018-06-14 23:32:54 No people affected No people affected 0
12 Jun 2018 23:08 5.8M, 10km 4.27 20 thousand 00:18 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details


Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km 21000 people
75 km 1900 people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

The earthquake happened in Indonesia , Province of Sumatera Barat (population 4,301,938) . The nearest places are and Sabagalet.

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Sumatera Barat Indonesia 4.3 million people
Sumatera Utara Indonesia 9.3 million people
Bengkulu Indonesia 1.2 million people
Jambi Indonesia 2.1 million people
Riau Indonesia 3.5 million people
Sumatera Selatan Indonesia 6.6 million people
Aceh Indonesia 4.3 million people

Affected Populated Places

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Sabagalet Sumatera Barat Indonesia Village5 - 63 km

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Major ports
Name LOCODE Country Distance
Sabagalet Indonesia 68 km

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