miércoles, 5 de julio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.9M,depth:52.24km) in Indonesia at 7/5/2017 5:15:53 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 4.9M, Depth:52.24km
  • 05 Jul 2017 17:15:53 UTC
  • About 60099 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.9 M
  • Depth: 52.24 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -7.9399, 128.5914
  • Time (UTC): 05 Jul 2017 17:15:53
  • Time (ECT): 05 Jul 2017 19:15:53

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Indonesia, Province of Maluku (population 1,991,398). The distance to the nearest coast is 39km. The nearest places are Elo (41km), Meatil Miarang (44km), Romkisar (45km), Lelang (48km), Polau Lakor (52km), and 7 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. There are no known airports nearby. The nearest ports are Sermata Island (38km), and Moa Island (75km).

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 33000 people 1
50 km <1000 people 0
20 km no people 0
10 km no people 0



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