M 5.6 in Indonesia on 11 Jan 2021 01:20 UTC
EQ parameters

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 618.36 Km
Lat/Lon: -7.2407 , 120.4546
Event Date: 11 Jan 2021 01:20 UTC
11 Jan 2021 09:20 Local
Exposed Population:
About 41000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000d7c5
Inserted at: 11 Jan 2021 01:38 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.8 (Indonesia)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000d7c5 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1352250 0 11 Jan 2021 01:20 5.6M, 618.36km N/A 40 thousand (in 100km) 00:18 NEIC
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The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Indonesia , Province of Sulawesi Selatan (population 7,251,818) . The nearest places are Benteng, Kajuangin, Pekangkang, Boneogeh, Udjung, Patoegoe, Beru, and Talon.

Radius Population
100 km 41000 people
75 km 30000 people
50 km 12000 people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Sulawesi Selatan Indonesia 7.2 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Benteng Sulawesi Selatan Indonesia Village - 26 km
Kajuangin Sulawesi Selatan Indonesia Village - 32 km
Pekangkang Sulawesi Selatan Indonesia Village - 33 km
Boneogeh Sulawesi Selatan Indonesia Village - 40 km
Udjung Sulawesi Selatan Indonesia Village - 40 km
Patoegoe Sulawesi Selatan Indonesia Village - 51 km
Beru Sulawesi Selatan Indonesia Village - 62 km
Talon Sulawesi Selatan Indonesia Village - 69 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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