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Strong earthquake, 6.4 mag was detected near Saumlaki in Indonesia



Earthquake location -6.6546S, 129.8659WA earthquake magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 214 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (133 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:14:47 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 129.8659° East, -6.6546° South, depth 171.51 km. Global time and date of event 25/03/18 / 2018-03-25 20:14:47 / March 25, 2018 @ 8:14 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000d8xh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d8xh. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 171.51 km (107 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 214 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 129.8659° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.6546° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 171.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 214km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-25 20:14:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-25 20:41:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 18 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.03 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 0 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 638 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 1.939 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 33 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 us1000d8xh Id of event.
Event Code 1000d8xh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000d8xh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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