Earthquake in Indonesia

West Sulawesi on 8 December 2020. Image: NASA Worldview.

A strong earthquake of 6.2 M hit the Western part of Sulawesi on the early morning of 15 of January. The epicenter of the quake was six km northeast of the city of Majene, at a depth of 10 km. According to media reports, at least 78 people were killed, 820 injured and 15,000 displaced. 

To support emergeny response efforts, UN-SPIDER has requested the activation of the International Charter Space and Major Disasters on behalf of the Indonesian Disaster Management Agency (BNPB). 


Organization Title Product type URL
International Charter Space and Major Disasters Activation 695: Earthquake in Indonesia Maps URL
Copernicus Emergency Management Service (EMS) Rapid Mapping Component EMSR493: Earthquake in Sulawesi, Indonesia Maps URL
ReliefWeb Indonesia: Earthquake - Jan 2021 Situational updates, maps, infographics URL