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15 January 2021

Earthquake in Indonesia

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Type of Event:Earthquake
Location of Event:Indonesia
Date of Charter Activation:2021-01-15
Time of Charter Activation:20:46
Time zone of Charter Activation:UTC+09:00
Charter Requestor:ADRC on behalf of Indonesia Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN)

UNOOSA on behalf of BNPB, Indonesia (Disaster Management Agency of Indonesia) through LAPAN
Activation ID:695
Project Management:LAPAN

At least 42 people have died with hundreds more injured after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's Sulawesi Island on 15 January 2021, according to Indonesia's Disaster Management Agency.

The epicentre of the quake, which struck at 1:28 a.m. Jakarta time, was 6 kilometres (3.7 miles) northeast of the city of Majene, at a depth of 10 kilometres (6.2 miles), according to Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency.

34 people died in the city of Mamuju, to the north of the epicentre, while another eight died in Majene.

In Majene, at least 637 were injured and 15,000 residents have been displaced, according to the country's National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB).



Map of KOMPSAT-3, post earthquake

Source: KOMPSAT3
Acquired: KOMPSAT3: 24/01/2021

Copyright: © KARI (2021).
Map produced by KARI

Map post earthquake

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: PLEIADES_1A: 24/01/2021

Copyright: Includes Pleiades material © CNES (2021), Distribution Airbus DS.
MAp Produced by BNBP

Map of affected areas due to earthquake

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: Pleiades: 22/01/2021

Copyright: Includes Pleiades material © CNES (2021), Distribution Airbus DS.
Map produced by BNBP

Surface Deformation due to Earthquake

Source: ALOS-2
Acquired: ALOS-2: 19/01/2021

Copyright: ALOS © JAXA (2018) All rights reserved

Surface Deformation due to Earthquake

Source: Sentinel-1
Acquired: Sentinel-1: 08/01/2021 - 20/01/2021

Copyright: Sentinel-1 © Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data
Map produced by LAPAN

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