M 5.9 in Indonesia on 17 Nov 2020 01:44 UTC
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: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -2.6771 , 99.3039
Event Date: 17 Nov 2020 01:44 UTC
17 Nov 2020 08:44 Local
Exposed Population: About 38000 people in MMI>=IV
About 29000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us7000cfxq
Inserted at: 17 Nov 2020 15:33 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.8 (Indonesia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000cfxq Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -1.73  
  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
1343598 0 17 Nov 2020 01:44 5.8M, 10km 3.86 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 00:22 NEIC
1343677 0 17 Nov 2020 01:44 5.9M, 10km 4.06 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 13:49 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 Sumatera Barat (population 4,301,938) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1343598 -2.702/99.307 5.8 10.0 3.855 17 Nov 2020 02:08 00:24 (new episode)
2 0 1343598 -2.702/99.307 5.8 10.0 3.855 17 Nov 2020 03:47 02:03 (upd of #1)
3 0 1343677 -2.677/99.304 5.9 10.0 3.946 17 Nov 2020 15:36 13:51 (new episode)
4 0 1343677 -2.677/99.304 5.9 10.0 4.053 18 Nov 2020 01:47 1d 00:03 (upd of #3)
5 0 1343677 -2.682/99.319 5.9 10.0 4.055 19 Nov 2020 00:11 1d 22:27 (upd of #4)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Sumatera Barat Indonesia 33000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Maileppet Sumatera Barat Indonesia Village - 59 km
Beriolou Sumatera Barat Indonesia Village - 60 km
Taigebgem Sumatera Barat Indonesia Village - 62 km
Kaliet Sumatera Barat Indonesia Village - 65 km
Siberimanua Sumatera Barat Indonesia Village - 66 km
Gigitji Sumatera Barat Indonesia Village - 67 km
Katiet Sumatera Barat Indonesia Village - 68 km
Patdarai Sumatera Barat Indonesia Village - 70 km
Sigoisooinan Sumatera Barat Indonesia Village - 78 km
Pasapuat Bengkulu Indonesia Village - 81 km
Sabeugukgung Bengkulu Indonesia Village - 85 km
Simagandjo Bengkulu Indonesia Village - 85 km
Silaoinan Bengkulu Indonesia Village - 93 km
Taikaguru Bengkulu Indonesia Village - 97 km
Sabatti Sumatera Barat Indonesia Village - 101 km
Seai Bengkulu Indonesia Village - 101 km
Tapuraukat Bengkulu Indonesia Village - 101 km
Beleratsok Bengkulu Indonesia Village - 104 km
Bahatmonga Bengkulu Indonesia Village - 109 km
Kotarai Sumatera Barat Indonesia Village - 117 km
Muarasiberut Sumatera Barat Indonesia Village - 120 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)
Sipora Rokot RKO unknown 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
North Pagai Island Indonesia

More information

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