M 6.5 in Indonesia on 25 Sep 2019 23:46 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.5M
Depth: 18.16 Km
Lat/Lon: -3.45 , 128.3471
Event Date: 25 Sep 2019 23:46 UTC
26 Sep 2019 08:46 Local
Exposed Population: 740000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us70005lfd
Inserted at: 26 Sep 2019 23:53 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.8 (Indonesia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 1.3 0 1.3
us70005lfd Scaled population (raster) 3.92 Max wave alert 0.09m  
  C1 shakemap -1.73 Max wave realtime 0.09m  
  C2 shakemap 0.79      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.96      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1271867 0 25 Sep 2019 23:46 6.5M, 29.89km 6.2 760 thousand 0m (at 00:00) 00:20 NEIC
1271870 1.3 25 Sep 2019 23:46 6.5M, 18.16km 7 740 thousand 0.1m (at 00:04) 1d 00:06 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 ,of Maluku (population 1,991,398) . The alertlevel for this event is ORANGE

Intensity Population
180000 people
250000 people
220000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1271867 -3.426/128.379 6.5 29.9 6.203 26 Sep 2019 00:09 00:22 (new episode)
2 0 1271867 -3.426/128.379 6.5 29.9 6.203 26 Sep 2019 00:21 00:34 (upd of #1)
3 0 1271870 -3.426/128.379 6.5 29.9 6.203 26 Sep 2019 00:39 00:53 (new episode)
4 0.3 1271870 -3.45/128.347 6.5 18.2 6.477 26 Sep 2019 00:43 00:56 (upd of #3)
5 1.5 1271870 -3.45/128.347 6.5 18.2 7.166 26 Sep 2019 01:50 02:04 (upd of #4)
6 1.3 1271870 -3.45/128.347 6.5 18.2 6.996 26 Sep 2019 23:53 1d 00:06 (upd of #5)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Maluku Indonesia 100000 people
Maluku Indonesia 200000 people
Maluku Indonesia 180000 people
Maluku Indonesia 280000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Kamarian Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 8 km
Liang Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 8 km
Kairatu Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 12 km
Kampong Pelauw Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 15 km
Teluhu Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 17 km
Paso Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 24 km
Tihulale Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 18 km
Haruku Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 18 km
Halong Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 25 km
Honitetoe Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 27 km
Hitoelama Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 27 km
Ambon Maluku Indonesia City 350000 people 32 km
Haria Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 34 km
Saparua Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 36 km
Raha Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 37 km
Latu Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 38 km
Nolot Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 39 km
Luhu Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 42 km
Loemoli Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 43 km
Latuhalat Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 45 km
Piru Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 47 km
Ahiolo Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 49 km
Lima Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 49 km
Wae Jose Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 51 km
Paulohi Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 52 km
Asilulu Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 55 km
Boeria Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 58 km
Asaoede Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 58 km
Supe Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 59 km
Latuhelu Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 64 km
Taniwel Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 65 km
Amahai Maluku Indonesia Village5 47000 people 65 km
Putia Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 69 km
Saweli Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 69 km
Waija Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 69 km
Sole Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 72 km
Haruru Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 73 km
Soabuwe Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 75 km
Tahalupu Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 81 km
Sepa Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 85 km
Loon Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 88 km
Tumulehu-islam Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 90 km
Namanan Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 97 km
Seleman Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 100 km
Karluta Kara Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 104 km
Opin Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 113 km
Seit Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 131 km
Kanikeh Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 131 km
Japutih Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 132 km
Haja Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 133 km
Walua Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 136 km
Elara Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 136 km
Salimena Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 137 km
Kayeli Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 138 km
Namlea Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 142 km
Wahai Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 145 km
Walata Dafa Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 146 km
Djiku Merasa Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 148 km
Waleman Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 156 km
Laha Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 158 km
Ilasa Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 164 km
Waeplou Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 167 km
Seliha Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 172 km
Tunsai Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 173 km
Atiahu Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 179 km
Bemu Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 180 km
Kobi Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 181 km
Waergugat Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 187 km
Boti Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 187 km
Wui Maluku Utara Indonesia Village5 - 199 km
Bengoi Maluku Indonesia Village5 - 209 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Pattimura AMQ 10 Civ. Paved Yes 6000
Amahai AHI unknown 0
Namlea NAM unknown 0
Namrole NRE unknown 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Waisarisa Indonesia
Ambon IDAMQ Indonesia
Saparua Indonesia
Piru Indonesia
Amahai Indonesia
Namlea Indonesia
Wahai Indonesia

More information

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