A 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.
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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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