martes, 19 de junio de 2018

Green alert: earthquake M 4.6 in Indonesia on 6/19/2018 1:14:05 PM

M 4.6 in Indonesia on 19 Jun 2018 13:14 UTC


GDACS Alert based on "Earthquake Parameter" alerting model

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: M4.6
  • Depth: 14.19 Km
  • Event Date UTC: 19 Jun 2018 13:14
  • Exposed Population: 1380000 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event

Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Indonesia, Special Region of Aceh (population 4,307,539). The distance to the nearest coast is 11km. The nearest places are Krueng Geukuh (12km), Gledangang (19km), Meukopeunajan (22km), Lhokseumawe (88000 people , 24km), Boega (25km), and 19 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Malikus Saleh (17km), and Lhok Sukon (43km). The nearest ports are Lhokseumawe (27km), Samalanga (73km), Idi (91km), and Kuala Njong (97km).

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 1 million people 61
50 km 650000 people 83
20 km 99000 people 78
10 km no people 0



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