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M 5.9 in Indonesia on 09 Aug 2018 05:25 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Earthquake event

Population map close up
Population map close up. (Source: JRC)
  • Magnitude: 5.9 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us1000g5n1
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -8.3939, 116.2078
  • Time (UTC): 09 Aug 2018 05:25:31
  • Time (ECT): 09 Aug 2018 07:25:31
  • 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
1223223 0.26

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1223223
0.26 realtime 2018-08-09 05:48:26 4 thousand 0
  Earthquake 240101
1.57 realtime 2018-08-09 05:48:26 4.7 million 90 thousand 0
  Shakemap 2
0.26 realtime 2018-08-09 07:32:42 4 thousand No people affected 0
Close
09 Aug 2018 05:25 5.9M, 10km 6.85 4.7 million 00:22 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

Population

Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km 4.7 million people
75 km 3.6 million people
50 km 2.6 million people
20 km 91000 people
10 km 28000 people
5 km 5300 people
2 km <1000 people

The earthquake happened in Indonesia , Province of Nusa Tenggara Barat (population 3,624,042) . The nearest places are Soeroengdjoekoeng, Tandjung, Pamenang, Salangan, Mangsit, Mataram, Tandjoengkarang, Praya, Desa Anjar, Kopang, and Amlapura.

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia 3.6 million people

Affected Populated Places

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Soeroengdjoekoeng Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 6 km
Tandjung Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 6 km
Pamenang Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 11 km
Salangan Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 19 km
Mangsit Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village6 - 20 km
Mataram Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia City 310000 people 23 km
Tandjoengkarang Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 24 km
Praya Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 28 km
Desa Anjar Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 31 km
Kopang Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 32 km
Sangjang Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 32 km
Bayan Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 35 km
Geroeng Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 35 km
Praja Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 32000 people 37 km
Sambaloen Lawang Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 37 km
Sembaloenboemboeng Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 38 km
Soerelage Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 43 km
Lembar Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 43 km
Sakra Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 43 km
Masabagik Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 46 km
Sengkol Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 46 km
Balli Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 47 km
Genti Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 48 km
Lepeloang Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 50 km
Pringgabaja Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 51 km
Lombok Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 52 km
Sembelie Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 53 km
Labuhanpon Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 54 km
Soengian Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 54 km
Blongas Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 55 km
Koeta Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village6 - 58 km
Karangasem Bali Indonesia Village5 31000 people 59 km
Awang Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village6 - 60 km
Chulik Bali Indonesia Village5 - 64 km
Sunut Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia Village5 - 64 km
Tjulik Bali Indonesia Village5 - 66 km
Amlapura Bali Indonesia Village5 - 67 km

Critical infrastructure

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

Nearby and affected airports
Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Selaparang AMI 16 Civ. Paved Yes 6800 22 km
Major ports
Name LOCODE Country Distance
Ampenan IDAMP Indonesia 24 km
Labuantring Bay Indonesia 41 km
Labuhanhaji Indonesia 54 km
Taliwang Indonesia 80 km

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