viernes, 14 de julio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.5M,depth:10km) in Indonesia at 7/14/2017 10:12:59 AM

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 4.5M, Depth:10km
  • 14 Jul 2017 10:12:59 UTC
  • 1926389 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.5 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 1.4208, 99.1676
  • Time (UTC): 14 Jul 2017 10:12:59
  • Time (ECT): 14 Jul 2017 12:12:59

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inIndonesia, Province of Sumatera Utara (population 9,319,344). The nearest places are Marancar (10km), Padangsidempuan (12km), Batangtoroe (13km), Siondop (17km), Pargaroetan (19km), and 42 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Aek Godang (29km), and Pinangsore (34km). The nearest ports are Sibolga (57km), and Tabuyung (66km).

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 1.4 million people 81
50 km 820000 people 105
20 km 350000 people 282
10 km 15000 people 50



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