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: 5.7Depth: 7.91 KmEvent Date UTC: 08 Mar 2018 03:51Exposed 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 16km. The nearest places are Kufar (21km), Walang Tengah (28km), Waru (30km), Walang Tengh (31km), Kilbawar (32km), and 15 more.
The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.
For logistics, the following access points are nearby. There are no known airports nearby. The nearest ports are Bula (51km), and Geser (62km).Population Population in major intensity Intensity Population no people
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