Nov 21, 2016

Green earthquake alert (4.9M,depth:24.85km) in Indonesia at 11/21/2016 10:34:07 AM

Green Earthquake in Indonesia

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Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).

Summary

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:24.85km
  • 21 Nov 2016 10:34:07 UTC
  • 1159700 people within 100km

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

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For information on emergency response, please consult the GDACS Virtual OSOCC.

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Earthquake Event

Characteristics

  • Magnitude: 4.9 M
  • Depth: 24.85 km (shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -8.7365, 124.5413
  • Time (UTC): 21 Nov 2016 10:34:07
  • Time (ECT): 21 Nov 2016 11:34:07

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Indonesia, Province of Nusa Tenggara Timur (population 3,515,623). The distance to the nearest coast is 31km. The nearest places are Kui (34km), Tandjung Margeta (34km), Manatang (36km), Boeraga (38km), Mataroe (38km), and 55 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Alor (58km), Ocussi Humberte (58km), Mali (67km), Atambua Haliwen (76km), and Maliana (80km). The nearest ports are Atapupu (45km), Alor Island (53km), and Kalabahi (56km).

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 540000 people 31
50 km 37000 people 4
20 km no people 0
10 km no people 0

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