M 6.2 in Northern Sumatera, Indonesia on 23 Sep 2022 20:52 UTC

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: 6.2M
Depth: 37.994 Km
Lat/Lon: 3.8048 , 96.0317
Event Date: 23 Sep 2022 20:52 UTC
24 Sep 2022 03:52 Local
Exposed Population: 100000 people in MMI
410 thousand in 100km
Source: NEIC us7000iaka
Inserted at: 24 Sep 2022 19:21 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us7000iaka Scaled population (raster) 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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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 in Indonesia ,of Aceh (population 4,307,539) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
100000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1463691 3.81/95.987 6.2 48.6 4.58 23 Sep 2022 21:10 00:17 (new episode)
2 0 1463691 3.81/95.987 6.2 48.6 4.58 23 Sep 2022 21:20 00:27 (upd of #1)
3 0 1463691 3.81/95.987 6.2 48.6 4.58 23 Sep 2022 22:57 02:04 (upd of #2)
4 0 1463827 3.805/96.032 6.2 38.0 4.87 24 Sep 2022 19:40 22:47 (new episode)
5 0 1463827 3.805/96.032 6.2 38.0 4.87 24 Sep 2022 21:40 1d 00:47 (upd of #4)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Aceh Indonesia 99000 people
Aceh Indonesia 1.6 million people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Cotme Aceh Indonesia Village - 36 km
Meulaboh Aceh Indonesia Village 35000 people 38 km
Sikandang Aceh Indonesia Village - 40 km
Peureumeue Aceh Indonesia Village - 48 km
Aluebata Aceh Indonesia Village - 50 km
Meuneumbo Aceh Indonesia Village - 51 km
Kulu Aceh Indonesia Village - 54 km
Lame Aceh Indonesia Village - 56 km
Suak Keumude Aceh Indonesia Village - 59 km
Oeteuenpoelo Aceh Indonesia Village - 60 km
Pangdili Aceh Indonesia Village - 61 km
Sukaramai Aceh Indonesia Village - 62 km
Kuala Bhee Aceh Indonesia Village - 63 km
Suak Uleue Aceh Indonesia Village - 64 km
Keude Seumot Aceh Indonesia Village - 65 km
Madreng Aceh Indonesia Village - 72 km
Tutut Aceh Indonesia Village - 79 km
Kutabahagia Aceh Indonesia Village - 81 km
Koeala Batèe Aceh Indonesia Village - 83 km
Lamainong Aceh Indonesia Village - 83 km
Susoh Aceh Indonesia Village - 87 km
Kuede Panga Aceh Indonesia Village - 89 km
Blangpidie Aceh Indonesia Village - 91 km
Reuenigeuet Aceh Indonesia Village - 93 km
Tanjongbunga Aceh Indonesia Village - 98 km
Manggeng Aceh Indonesia Village - 101 km
Sumbue Aceh Indonesia Village - 102 km
Moearasoekon Aceh Indonesia Village - 103 km
Calang Aceh Indonesia Village - 104 km
Lokupau Aceh Indonesia Village - 109 km
Labuhanhaji Aceh Indonesia Village - 109 km
Bunan Aceh Indonesia Village - 110 km
Perlak Aceh Indonesia Village - 112 km
Rampong Aceh Indonesia Village - 112 km
Sinarung Aceh Indonesia Village - 112 km
Langi Aceh Indonesia Village - 114 km
Lhok Kuala Aceh Indonesia Village - 114 km
Padang Aceh Indonesia Village - 117 km
Pepajoengeun Aceh Indonesia Village - 118 km
Isak Aceh Indonesia Village - 119 km
Kotabaru Aceh Indonesia Village - 120 km
Silingar Aceh Indonesia Village - 123 km
Datimun Aceh Indonesia Village - 125 km
Semelet Aceh Indonesia Village - 125 km
Keudepate Aceh Indonesia Village - 126 km
Takengon Aceh Indonesia Village - 127 km
Keude Tangse Aceh Indonesia Village - 130 km
Tameng Aceh Indonesia Village - 131 km
Ivabah Aceh Indonesia Village - 131 km
Lampahan Aceh Indonesia Village - 133 km
User Aceh Indonesia Village - 133 km
Tangse Aceh Indonesia Village - 134 km
Abaja Aceh Indonesia Village - 134 km
Ai Aceh Indonesia Village - 135 km
Bineh Aceh Indonesia Village - 135 km
Kutainang Aceh Indonesia Village - 136 km
Owaq Aceh Indonesia Village - 137 km
Poelò Boengòng Aceh Indonesia Village - 137 km
Lho kruet Aceh Indonesia Village - 137 km
Puloraja Aceh Indonesia Village - 138 km
Tapakktuan Aceh Indonesia Village - 141 km
Naibos Aceh Indonesia Village - 146 km
Blangkejeren Aceh Indonesia Village - 146 km
Cemparan Aceh Indonesia Village - 148 km
Sinabang Aceh Indonesia Village - 152 km
Lubang Aceh Indonesia Village - 155 km
Culeegle Aceh Indonesia Village - 157 km
Udjung Muloh Aceh Indonesia Village - 159 km
Jeunieb Aceh Indonesia Village - 159 km
Tanjong Aceh Indonesia Village - 160 km
Teupin-raja Aceh Indonesia Village - 160 km
Balu Cut Aceh Indonesia Village - 160 km
Ballasetas Aceh Indonesia Village - 166 km
Suaqbakong Aceh Indonesia Village - 166 km
Jantho Aceh Indonesia Village - 169 km
Pajadapoe Aceh Indonesia Village - 170 km
Sigli Aceh Indonesia Village 17000 people 174 km
Gunci Aceh Indonesia Village - 174 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Padang Panjang 3 0 36 km
Tapaktuan TPK unknown 0 141 km

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country Distance
Meulaboh IDMEQ Indonesia 39 km
Susoh IDSUS Indonesia 86 km
Teluk Rigaih Indonesia 104 km
Lhokkruet Indonesia 137 km
Tapaktuan Indonesia 142 km
Sinabang IDSNG Indonesia 155 km
Samalanga Indonesia 161 km
Kuala Njong Indonesia 163 km

More information

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