M 5.6 in Indonesia on 21 Nov 2022 06:21 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1347183
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Glide number: EQ-2022-000363-IDN
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -6.8531 , 107.0946
Event Date: 21 Nov 2022 06:21 UTC
21 Nov 2022 13:21 Local
Exposed Population: About 7000 people in MMI
610 thousand (in MMI>=VII)
Inserted at: 21 Nov 2022 07:12 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.8 (Indonesia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 2.4 2.4
us7000ir9t Scaled population (raster) 5.46  
  C1 shakemap -1.73  
  C2 shakemap 0.79  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.96  
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Indonesia - Earthquake (ECHO 21 Nov 2022)Mon, 21 Nov 2022 11:25

  • An earthquake of 5.6 M at a depth of 10 km occurred in West Java Province (Indonesia) on 21 November at 6.21 UTC (13.21 local time). The epicentre of the earthquake was on land, about 10 km south-west of Cianjur City (West Java Province).
  • USGS PAGER estimates that up to 242,000 people were exposed to very strong shaking and up to 978,000 people to strong shaking. The earthquake event was felt as well in the Jakarta Capital City, according to media reports.
  • According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), two people died and four others sustained injuries in Cianjur. Initial damage estimations report at least seven destroyed houses, two damaged government buildings, three damaged educational facilities, and one damaged place of worship.
  • Warnings for heavy rainfall accompanied by lightning and strong winds have been issued for 21-22 November over West Java, including Cianjur Regency. 
M5.6 in Indonesia - EC/ECHO daily mapMon, 21 Nov 2022 17:39

A new EC/ECHO daily map is now available
Indonesia - Earthquake, update (ECHO 22 Nov 2022)Tue, 22 Nov 2022 12:54

  • The number of casualties is increasing across West Java Province (Indonesia) due to the 5.6M earthquake event that occurred on 21 November in Cianjur Regency.
  • According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), 103 people died, and 25 individuals are reportedly missing. Search and rescue operations are ongoing. Nearly 380 people were injured in Cianjur Regency, ten in Sukabumi Regency, two in Bogor Regency, and one in Bandung Regency.
  • More than 7,000 people have been displaced, while 3,167 houses were affected by various degrees of damage. After the main event, BNPB reports that 118 aftershocks were recorded in the area..
  • The European Commission's Copernicus Emergency Management System was activated in rapid mapping mode () on 22 November in order to support the damage assessment.
  • Warnings for heavy rainfall accompanied by lightning and strong winds have been issued for 22-23 November over West Java, including Cianjur Regency. 
M5.6 in Indonesia - JRC emergency reportTue, 22 Nov 2022 10:38

A new JRC Emergency report is now available
Indonesia - Earthquake, update (ECHO 23 Nov 2022)Wed, 23 Nov 2022 11:35

  • About 268 people died and 151 are missing across West Java province, due to the 5.6M earthquake event that occurred on 21 November in Cianjur Regency, as confirmed by the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB).
  • Nearly 58,400 people remain displaced, while more than 1,080 individuals sustained injuries. The assessed infrastructure damage includes about 22,200 affected houses and two hospitals in Cianjur Regency. 
  • The European Commission's Copernicus Emergency Management System was activated in rapid mapping mode on 22 November in order to support the damage assessment. So far, four grading products have been delivered.
  • Warnings for heavy rainfall accompanied by lightning and strong winds have been issued for 23-25 November over West Java, including Cianjur Regency.

 

Indonesia - Earthquake, update and severe weather (ECHO 24 Nov 2022)Thu, 24 Nov 2022 11:34

  • According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), the number of fatalities reached 271 people while 40 people are still missing, and more than 2,000 have been injured after the 5.6M earthquake event that occurred on 21 November in Cianjur Regency (West Java Province).
  • In addition, 61,908 people have been displaced, while 22,241 houses have been seriously damaged, 11,641 moderately damaged, and 22,090 slightly damaged. Search and rescue operations are still ongoing.
  • In the meanwhile, heavy rainfall and widespread floods have been affecting parts of Indonesia resulting in damage as reported by the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet). In North Sumatra Province, almost 12,800 people have been affected, and approximately 2,190 houses damaged. In South Kalimantan Province, more than 1,700 people have been affected as well as more than 600 houses.
  • On 24-25 November, moderate to heavy rain with thunderstorms is forecast over North Sumatra and South Kalimantan Province while light rain is expected across Cianjur Regency (West Java Province).
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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Message of Condolence by Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa following ... 2022-11-28T04:06+0100.

On November 22, Mr. Hayashi Yoshimasa, Minister for Foreign Affairs, conveyed the following message of condolence to H.E. Ms. Retno Lestari Priansari Marsudi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, following the earthquak
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Message of Condolence by Prime Minister Kishida Fumio following the ea ... 2022-11-28T04:06+0100.

On November 22, Mr. Kishida Fumio, Prime Minister, conveyed the following message of condolence to H.E.Mr. Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, following the earthquake on November 21 in Cianjur, West Java Province of Indone
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Séisme en Indonésie : le bilan monte à 321 morts2022-11-28T03:18+0100.

Ce séisme de magnitude 5,6 mais peu profond a causé de nombreux dégâts dans l'ouest de Java. Après un bilan initial d'environ 270 morts, celui-ci a continué à monter chaque jour alors que les secouristes découvraient de nouveaux corps sous
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Death toll from West Java quake rises to 3212022-11-28T02:40+0100.

The death toll from an earthquake that hit West Java last week has risen to 321 as rescuers found more bodies on Sunday, the national disaster mitigation agency said. The shallow 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit the West Java town of Cianjur on
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (50), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),