M 5.9 in Indonesia on 03 Apr 2021 18:42 UTC
EQ parameters
Shakemap
Tsunami

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: 5.9M
Depth: 328.74 Km
Lat/Lon: -5.1144 , 128.1131
Event Date: 03 Apr 2021 18:42 UTC
04 Apr 2021 03:42 Local
Exposed Population:
Few people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000dysl
Inserted at: 03 Apr 2021 19:00 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Indonesia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000dysl 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
1368442 0 03 Apr 2021 18:42 5.9M, 328.74km N/A Few people (in 100km) 00:18 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
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 Maluku (population 1,991,398) .

Radius Population
100 km <1000 people
75 km <1000 people
50 km <1000 people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Maluku Indonesia 1.9 million people
Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 850000 people
Irian Jaya Indonesia 1.7 million people
Nusa Tenggara Timur Indonesia 3.5 million people
Sulawesi Tenggara Indonesia 1.4 million people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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