M 6.1 in Northern Sumatera, Indonesia from 23 Sep 2022 20:52 UTC to 20:53

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 68 Km
Lat/Lon: 3.79 , 96.1
Event Date: 23 Sep 2022 20:53 UTC
24 Sep 2022 03:53 Local
Exposed Population: 440 thousand in MMI V
Source: GEOFON gfz2022srtq
Inserted at: 23 Sep 2022 21:01 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score
1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Rapid Impact)
Tsunami GDACS score
GEOFON 0 0 0
gfz2022srtq Scaled population (vector) 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 rapid impact -1.73 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 rapid impact 0.79      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.96      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1463688 0 23 Sep 2022 20:53 6.1M, 68km 5.36 440 thousand (in 100km) 0m (at 00:00) 00:08 GEOFON
1463691 0 23 Sep 2022 20:52 6.2M, 48.584km 4.58 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 0m (at 00:00) 00:16 NEIC
1463827 0 23 Sep 2022 20:52 6.2M, 37.994km 4.87 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 0m (at 00:00) 22:28 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened off shore.

Radius Population
100 km 440000 people
75 km 310000 people
50 km 210000 people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Cotme Aceh Indonesia Village - 31 km
Sikandang Aceh Indonesia Village - 33 km
Meulaboh Aceh Indonesia Village 35000 people 38 km
Poelo Rime Aceh Indonesia Village - 41 km
Aluebata Aceh Indonesia Village - 45 km
Peureumeue Aceh Indonesia Village - 48 km
Poelo Kroe√ęt Aceh Indonesia Village - 49 km
Lame Aceh Indonesia Village - 49 km
Kulu Aceh Indonesia Village - 51 km
Meuneumbo Aceh Indonesia Village - 52 km
Pangdili Aceh Indonesia Village - 55 km
Sukaramai Aceh Indonesia Village - 55 km
Oeteuenpoelo Aceh Indonesia Village - 58 km
Seumanjam Aceh Indonesia Village - 59 km
Keude Seumot Aceh Indonesia Village - 62 km
Suak Keumude Aceh Indonesia Village - 62 km
Tandjung Meulaboh Aceh Indonesia Village - 63 km
Kuala Bhee Aceh Indonesia Village - 64 km
Suak Uleue Aceh Indonesia Village - 68 km
Babahrot Aceh Indonesia Village - 68 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Padang Panjang 3 0 33 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Meulaboh IDMEQ Indonesia 39 km
Susoh IDSUS Indonesia 78 km

More information

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