Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Earthquake in Indonesia (2018-09-28)


Activation time (UTC): 2018-09-28 15:24:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-09-28 03:35:00 Event type: Earthquake (Tsunami)

Activation reason:
As of 12:35 CEST (10:35 UTC) the estimated shaking is up to MMI VIII (Severe) with the following exposure from GDACS. - 14,000 people exposed to MMI VIII "Severe" Shaking (can cause moderate to heavy damage). This population is spread in small villages along the western (principally) and eastern coasts of the peninsula north of Palu city. - 75,000 people exposed to MMI VII "Very Strong" shaking (Moderate damage to vulnerable structures)

Tsunami: The event happened very close to the coast: a tsunami of the order of 3m was produced along the coasts of Sulawesi heavily impacting the cities of Palu and Donggala.

Reference maps produced: 0 Delineation maps produced: 0 Grading maps produced: 18

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Earthquake in Indonesia (2018-09-28). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-09-28
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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-0.0971424008615° N, 119.960855484° E, -1.22999701667° S, 119.720978323° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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