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M 4.9 in Indonesia on 17 Jul 2017 08:49 UTC
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This earthquake can have a no humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
  • Depth: 144.96 Km
  • Event Date: 17 Jul 2017 08:49 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 67830 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 17 Jul 2017 09:47 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us20009ww5 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 1552 | About casualties: 89 | Last hour: 0

Quake measuring 5.9 strikes off Indonesia's Sulawesi island
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 05:33:00 +0200   trust (en)

(Changes source, adds no tsunami threat, reports of shaking on Twitter) July 15 (Reuters) - A quake measuring 5.9 struck just off the coast of Indonesia's Sulawesi island on Saturday evening, the United States Geological Survey said. Some residents in Gorontalo province, close to the epicentre, reported feeling the quake in messages on Twitter.

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2:39 Descubren impresionante registro de tsunamis en Indonesia
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:50:00 +0200   prensa-latina (es)

19 de julio de 2017, 14:39 Washington, 19 jul (PL) Un registro de 11 tsunamis durante cinco mil años fue excavado en sedimentos de una cueva marina en Indonesia, informó hoy la estadounidense Universidad de Rutgers. El hallazgo subraya el desconocimiento de la comunidad científica sobre cuándo los terremotos producen olas masivas.

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Indonesia: trovata la prima ‘istantanea’ di uno tsunami
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:41:00 +0200   zazoom (it)

(Di mercoledì 19 luglio 2017) Come può essere immortalato uno tsunami ? Con il volto della paura, dell’impeto, certo, ma adesso è possibile vedere una vera e propria istantanea. E’ stata trovata tra gli strati rocciosi di una grotta marina in Indonesia : lo tsunami sarebbe avvenuto 5.000 anni fa.

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