Green alert: earthquake M 5.1 in Indonesia on 11/22/2017 1:11:22 AM

By Newsroom America Feeds at 21 Nov 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 5.1 in Indonesia on 22 Nov 2017 01:11 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: M5.1Depth: 98.62 KmEvent Date UTC: 22 Nov 2017 01:11Exposed Population: 1060000 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 Sulawesi Utara (population 2,665,773). The distance to the nearest coast is 7km. The nearest places are Onggunoi (9km), Mataindo (20km), Nuangan (26km), Kombot (33km), Bongkoedai (36km), and 14 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 Teluk Totok (61km), and Amurang (91km).

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km 480000 people 27 50 km 240000 people 31 20 km 4800 people 3 10 km <1000 people 1


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