A 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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