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Strong earthquake, 6.5 mag has occurred near Andekantor in Indonesia



Earthquake location -9.5913S, 119.402WA earthquake with magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Andekantor in Indonesia. The 6.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:02:24 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.53 km (19 miles). Exact location, longitude 119.402° East, latitude -9.5913° South, depth = 30.53 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/16 / 2016-02-12 10:02:24 / February 12, 2016 @ 10:02 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Andekantor in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004zp9. Unique identifier: us20004zp9.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waingapu. Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Waingapu (c. 48 800 pop).

There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km ESE of Andekantor, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.402° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -9.5913° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km ESE of Andekantor, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-12 10:02:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-12 10:38:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.72 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 1 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 652 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 2.956 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us20004zp9 Id of event.
Event Code 20004zp9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004zp9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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