M 5.8 in Indonesia on 26 Mar 2020 21:36 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 1211599
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 38 Km
Lat/Lon: -2.941 , 139.1235
Event Date: 26 Mar 2020 21:36 UTC
27 Mar 2020 06:36 Local
Exposed Population: About 1000 people in MMI V
190000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 27 Mar 2020 03:22 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70008gtk Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 66 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Quake shakes eastern Indonesia amid virus outbreakMon, 30 Mar 2020 18:20:00 +0200.

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong inland and shallow earthquake hit parts of Indonesia's Sulawesi island late Saturday night, sending people fleeing despite appeals by officials to keep distance to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Th
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Sismo sacude isla indonesia de Celebés; causa pánicoMon, 30 Mar 2020 17:33:00 +0200.

YAKARTA (AP) — Un fuerte sismo en tierra firme y a poca profundidad sacudió zonas de la isla indonesia de Celebés la madrugada del domingo, lo que causó que la población saliera de sus casas pese a la petición hecha por las autoridades de q
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Con la serenidad de un 'chaleco rojo' curtido en mil batallas humanita ... Mon, 30 Mar 2020 08:28:00 +0200.

Son días de héroes, esa marea humana que desde hace semanas echa el resto por el prójimo sin egoísmos, miedos ni pesimismo. El enemigo es más cruel y poderoso de lo que nos habían dicho y su derrota solo llegará si la sociedad se enfrenta a
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Magnitude 5.8 quake strikes Indonesia, people sent fleeing amid calls ... Mon, 30 Mar 2020 04:58:00 +0200.

The US Geological Survey said the magnitude 5.8 quake was centred 64 kilometres northwest of Central Sulawesi province's Pendolo town, at a depth of 10 kilometres. Indonesia's national disaster agency spokesman Agus Wibowo said the earthqu
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),