Green alert: earthquake M 5.5 in Indonesia on 12/6/2017 4:06:58 PM

By Newsroom America Feeds at 6 Dec 11:28

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 5.5 in Indonesia on 06 Dec 2017 16:06 UTC

GDACS Alert based on "Shakemap" alerting model




Summary

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: 43.31 KmEvent Date UTC: 06 Dec 2017 16:06Exposed population in MMI>=7: 0

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 Tengah (population 1,832,441). The distance to the nearest coast is 29km. The nearest places are Teku (31km), Pangkalaseang (34km), Talima (45km), Dolom (48km), Maliku (51km), and 5 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 Lamobuang (80km), and Poh (95km).

Population Population in major intensity Intensity Population

Disclaimer

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