GDACS Alert based on "Shakemap" alerting model
This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5Depth: 10 KmEvent Date UTC: 14 Feb 2018 00:05Exposed population in MMI>=7: 0
Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.
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Earthquake Event Impact Details
The earthquake happened off shore, near Indonesia, Province of Maluku (population 1,991,398). The distance to the nearest coast is 35km. The nearest places are Maikoor (37km), Fatudjuring (38km), Taberfane (39km), Ojurdjela (48km), Loetoer (50km), and 14 more.
The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.
For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Benjina (51km), and Aru (74km). The nearest ports are Dobo (53km), and Banda Elat (98km).Population Population in major intensity Intensity Population no people no people
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