Green alert: earthquake M 4.5 in Indonesia on 2/21/2018 12:33:10 AM

By Newsroom America Feeds at 20 Feb 2018

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 4.5 in Indonesia on 21 Feb 2018 00:33 UTC

GDACS Alert based on "Earthquake Parameter" alerting model

Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: M4.5Depth: 51.94 KmEvent Date UTC: 21 Feb 2018 00:33Exposed Population: 200000 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

See the GDACS website for live news coverage (including OCHA Situation Reports), the full earthquake report

For information on emergency response, please consult the GDACS Virtual OSOCC.

Earthquake Event Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Indonesia, Province of Nusa Tenggara Timur (population 3,515,623). The distance to the nearest coast is 26km. The nearest places are Manoekangga (28km), Minggitoekaleka (35km), Kakaha (36km), Lalindi (36km), Baing (37km), and 10 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Waingapu (runway 5000ft, 92km). The nearest ports are Melolo (75km), and Waingapu (94km).

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km 88000 people 5 50 km 22000 people 2 20 km no people 0 10 km no people 0


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