Jun 2, 2017

Green earthquake alert (5M,depth:10km) in Indonesia at 6/2/2017 5:59:17 AM

Green Earthquake in Indonesia


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 5M, Depth:10km
  • 02 Jun 2017 05:59:17 UTC
  • 1180648 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 5 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -1.2502, 120.4902
  • Time (UTC): 02 Jun 2017 05:59:17
  • Time (ECT): 02 Jun 2017 07:59:17

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inIndonesia, Province of Sulawesi Tengah (population 1,832,441). The nearest places are Kalora (12km), Tokorondo (17km), Sedoa (19km), Pabengko (21km), Tamadoeƫ (22km), and 30 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Kasiguncu (runway 3600ft, 26km), Poso (31km), and Mutiara (runway 6700ft, 73km). The nearest ports are Poso (33km), Palu (81km), Toboli (84km), and Pantoloan (98km).

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 820000 people 46
50 km 260000 people 34
20 km 31000 people 24
10 km 18000 people 57



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