Details of Disaster Information

Indonesia : Earthquake : 2006/03/14
GLIDE: EQ-2006-000035-IDN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2006/03/14
Name Earthquake
Outline A strong earthquake of Magnitude 6.7 on the Richter scale has struck eastern Indonesia on 14 March. The quake triggered 5 meter tidal wave which killed two persons and injured one.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2006/03/16
Dead: 2
Injured: 1
Missing: 1
Houses damaged: 241

Related Links
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2006/03/16
    The recent 6.4 M earthquake and 5 metre tidal wave that occurred in the aftermath of the earthquake has caused two fatalities, and seriously injured one person. One person has been reported as missing.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2006/03/14
    An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude rocked remote parts of eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, the Meteorological and Geophysics Agency said.
  • USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
    Earthquake details and maps.