lunes, 24 de abril de 2017

Green earthquake alert (5M,depth:57.94km) in Indonesia at 4/24/2017 9:29:01 PM

Green Earthquake in Indonesia


Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5M, Depth:57.94km
  • 24 Apr 2017 21:29:01 UTC
  • 6488294 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 5 M
  • Depth: 57.94 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -6.044, 105.36279999999999
  • Time (UTC): 24 Apr 2017 21:29:01
  • Time (ECT): 24 Apr 2017 23:29:01

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Indonesia, Province of Lampung (population 6,459,217). The distance to the nearest coast is 34km. The nearest places are Kiluan (41km), Kalianda (42km), Kekatang (44km), Gajam (47km), Bakau (47km), and 16 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Branti (runway 6000ft, 90km). The nearest ports are Kalianda (41km), Anyer Lor (61km), Panjang (65km), Cigading (65km), Tanjung Gerem (70km), and 1 more.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 2.4 million people 140
50 km 200000 people 26
20 km 6600 people 5
10 km 1900 people 6



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