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M 5 in Indonesia on 17 Apr 2018 06:44 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.0M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 17 Apr 2018 06:44 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 53000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 17 Apr 2018 07:01 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.8 (IDN)


Known identifiers for this event: us2000e1e2 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 59 | About casualties: 39 | Last hour: 0

Indonesia: Banjarnegara earthquake displaces more than 2,000

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 03:26:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

By Agus Maryono. At least 2,000 people have been displaced and moved to shelters after an earthquake hit Banjarnegara, Central Java. The 4.4 Richter scale earthquake struck at 1:28 p.m. local time on Wednesday, totally destroying many buildings in four villages in Kalibening district, Banjarnegara.

Mueren dos personas y 2.000 se ven desplazadas a causa de un terremoto en Indonesia

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:15:00 +0200teinteresa (es)

Al menos dos personas han muerto y otras 2.000 se han visto desplazadas a causa del terremoto registrado el miércoles en Java Central, en el centro de Indonesia, según han confirmado este jueves las autoridades. La Agencia de Mitigación de Desastres de Indonesia (BPBD) ha indicado que el seísmo, de....

Shallow quake in Indonesia kills 3, damages hundreds of homes; two-week emergency declared in affected areas

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:24:00 +0200firstpost (en)

Jakarta : 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. The shallow earthquake in central Indonesia has killed people and damaged hundreds of homes,....

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