M 5.9 in Indonesia on 17 Nov 2020 01:44 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1244059
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
Inserted at: 17 Nov 2020 15:33 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 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  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 20 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

6.3-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia, no tsunami alert issuedTue, 17 Nov 2020 11:01:00 +0100.

Jakarta An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's West Sumatra province on Tuesday, but a tsunami alert was not issued, the meteorology and geophysics agency said. The quake struck at 8.44 a.m., with the epicentre
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6.3-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia, no tsunami alert issuedTue, 17 Nov 2020 10:51:00 +0100.

An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's West Sumatra province on Tuesday, but a tsunami alert was not issued, the meteorology and geophysics agency said. The quake struck at 8.44 a.m., with the epicentre at 109 k
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People evacuate buildings as tremor rattles PadangTue, 17 Nov 2020 09:49:00 +0100.

JAKARTA: A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's West Sumatra province on Tuesday (Nov 17), Indonesia's meterological, climatology and geophysical agency said in a tweet on its official account. The agency said that n
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JAKARTA, 17th November, 2020 (WAM) -- A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struc ... Tue, 17 Nov 2020 09:42:00 +0100.

JAKARTA, 17th November, 2020 (WAM) -- A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's West Sumatra province on Tuesday. The Indonesia's meterological, climatology and geophysical agency said that no tsunami warning had been i
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),