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Strong earthquake, 6 mag strikes near Ranau in Malaysia


Earthquake location 6.084S, 116.5489WA earthquake magnitude 6 (mg/mb) was reported Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Ranau in Malaysia. The temblor was reported at 07:15:43 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 04/06/15 / 2015-06-04 23:15:43 / June 4, 2015 @ 11:15 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 116.5489 East, latitude 6.084 North, depth 10 km, unique identifier, us20002m5s. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us20002m5s,.

Close countries, Malaysia (c. 28 275 000 pop). The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Kota Kinabalu (c. 457 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Putatan (c. 78 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Keningau (c. 77 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Donggongon (c. 71 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kudat (c. 32 400 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Ranau (c. 19 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Papar (c. 19 300 pop), 121 km (75 miles) from Beaufort (c. 15 900 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Beaufort, Kudat, Keningau.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 116.5489° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.084° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km NW of Ranau, Malaysia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-04 23:15:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-06-04 23:40:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.24 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 558 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 6.499 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 15 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwp The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20002m5s Id of event.
Event Code 20002m5s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002m5s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. Jaqueline

    Yes, everyone who were awake in the early hours of the morning felt it right up to Tawau, Sabah. People were surprised and shocked. Everyone started calling others all over the state.

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