Details of Disaster Information


Indonesia : Earthquake : 2009/02/12
GLIDE: EQ-2009-000043-IDN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2009/02/12
Country
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District
Indonesia
Name Earthquake
Outline February 12, 2009, a series of earthquakes shook far northeastern Indonesia Thursday, injuring at least 42 people and damaging about 500 homes and other buildings, officials said.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • People\
    Over 300 buildings were seriously damaged and over 3,000 people escaped from their homes after a 7.4-magnitude quake rocked North Sulawesi province on Thursday morning, according to the Health Ministry.
  • CNN.com 2009/02/12
    Powerful quakes rock northeastern Indonesia
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  • GDAC 2009/02/12
    On 2/11/2009 5:34:50 PM UTC an earthquake of magnitude 7.2 and depth 20km has struck an moderately populated area in the Sulawesi Utara Province (population: 2.6 million) in Indonesia. GDACS estimates the likelihood for need of international humanitarian intervention to be medium (Orange alert).
  • USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
    Magnitude 6.2
    Date-Time Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 08:30:16 UTC
    Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 04:30:16 PM at epicenter
    Location 4.057°N, 126.940°E
    Depth 35 km (21.7 miles) set by location program
    Region KEPULAUAN TALAUD, INDONESIA