M 5.5 in Indonesia on 05 Dec 2019 12:24 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1196135
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 60.98 Km
Lat/Lon: 5.3638 , 126.7713
Event Date: 05 Dec 2019 12:24 UTC
05 Dec 2019 20:24 Local
Exposed Population: About 14000 people in MMI>=IV
About 23000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Dec 2019 12:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us60006mdf Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -1.73  
  C2 shakemap 0.79  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (42), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),