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Strong earthquake: M6.2 quake has struck near Pariaman in Indonesia

Earthquake location -1.1227S, 99.7077WA earthquake with magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Pariaman in Indonesia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000adjh. Id of event: us2000adjh. A tsunami warning has been issued near Pariaman in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.51 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 17:06:57 / August 31, 2017 @ 5:06 pm. The temblor was detected at 00:06:57 / 12:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 99.7077 East, latitude -1.1227 South, depth = 49.51 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bukittinggi, Solok, Padang. Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Padang (c. 840 400 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Bukittinggi (c. 98 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pariaman (c. 92 200 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Solok (c. 48 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

Did you feel the quake?

How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 72 km SW of Pariaman, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 99.7077° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -1.1227° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 72km SW of Pariaman, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-31 17:06:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-31 17:25:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.4 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 592 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 1.96 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000adjh Id of event.
Event Code 2000adjh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000adjh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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