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Strong earthquake: M6 quake has struck near Bunisari in Indonesia



Earthquake location -8.1978S, 107.4191WA earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Bunisari in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 21:45:30 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 107.4191 East, latitude -8.1978 South, depth = 35.35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 14:45:30 / April 6, 2016 @ 2:45 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bunisari in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005fv5. Id of event: us20005fv5. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.35 km (22 miles).

Event epicenter was 121 km (75 miles) from Singaparna (c. 48 900 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Banjar (c. 37 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Singaparna, Banjar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 68 km SSW of Bunisari, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 107.4191° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.1978° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km SSW of Bunisari, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-06 14:45:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-06 15:08:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 19 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.23 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level 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 564 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 2.861 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20005fv5 Id of event.
Event Code 20005fv5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005fv5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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