jueves, 13 de julio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.5M,depth:29.21km) in Indonesia at 7/13/2017 7:40:59 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:29.21km
  • 13 Jul 2017 07:40:59 UTC
  • 680944 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: 29.21 km (shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 1.3232, 97.1171
  • Time (UTC): 13 Jul 2017 07:40:59
  • Time (ECT): 13 Jul 2017 09:40:59

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Indonesia, Province of Sumatera Utara (population 9,319,344). The distance to the nearest coast is 5km. The nearest places are Lahewa (9km), Faighunago (11km), Afulu (12km), Detna (23km), Dima (23km), and 10 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Gunungsitoli (55km), and Binaka (67km). The nearest ports are Gunungsitoli (53km).

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 330000 people 18
50 km 150000 people 20
20 km 26000 people 20
10 km 8400 people 27



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