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Major earthquake, 7 mag strikes near Loloan in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.2679S, 116.4574WA major earthquake with magnitude 7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Loloan in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 116.4574 East, latitude -8.2679 South, depth = 10.48 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Loloan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g3ub. Id of event: us1000g3ub. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/08/18 / 2018-08-05 11:46:34 / August 5, 2018 @ 11:46 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.48 km (7 miles). The 7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:46:34 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 143 km (89 miles) from Denpasar (c. 405 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Karangasem (c. 31 900 pop), 134 km (83 miles) from Ubud (c. 28 400 pop), 120 km (75 miles) from Klungkung (c. 27 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Denpasar, Ubud, Klungkung (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 2 km ESE of Loloan, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 116.4574° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.2679° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km ESE of Loloan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-05 11:46:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-05 12:25:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 213 The total number of felt reports
CDI 8.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 7.4 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level yellow 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 931 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 4.599 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 us1000g3ub Id of event.
Event Code 1000g3ub An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000g3ub, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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