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M 5.9 in Indonesia on 15 Apr 2018 19:30 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
  • Depth: 36.48 Km
  • Event Date: 15 Apr 2018 19:30 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 450000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 15 Apr 2018 19:48 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.8 (IDN)

References

Known identifiers for this event: us2000e0mq (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 64 | About casualties: 38 | Last hour: 0

Two killed, 20 injured as 4.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:20:00 +0200iran-daily (en)

Hundreds of people fled their homes as tremors struck Banjarnegara district of Central Java late on Wednesday. A shallow earthquake brought down hundreds of poorly built buildings in Indonesia, forcing more than 2,000 people to flee their homes, rescue officials said on Thursday, according to Hindustantimes.

Shallow earthquake in Indonesia kills 3, damages hundreds of homes

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:08:00 +0200TorontoStar (en)

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A shallow earthquake in central Indonesia has [[killed]] three people and damaged more than 300 homes, disaster officials said Thursday as they declared a two-week emergency for the affected areas. Indonesia’s Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said the magnitude-4.

Indonesia: Earthquake leaves two dead, over 300 buildings damaged

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:52:00 +0200vietnamplus-en (en)

Hanoi (VNA) – At least two people were [[killed]] , 21 others injured and over 300 buildings damaged in an earthquake which hit Indonesia’s Central Java province on April 18, a disaster agency official has said. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman of the natural disaster management agency, said on April 19....

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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.

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.

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (74), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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